Baked Beans

Baked beans
Ingredients: 
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored and chopped
  • 3 ounces of bacon, cut in ½-inch pieces – optional
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans red kidney beans, drained
  • 2 (19-ounce) cans white kidney beans (cannellini), drained
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 C light brown sugar
  • 2/3 C barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
Directions: 
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a large skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray (can use butter or oil for additional calories), sauté the onion and green pepper until tender, about 4 minutes
  • Add the bacon. Cook for 5 minutes longer
  • Place all the beans in a 2-quart casserole dish and add the sautéed vegetables, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, barbecue sauce, and mustard. Mix well
  • Bake, covered, for 40 minutes
Yield: 
Makes 12 servings
Nutritional Information per serving
• Calories 184, Protein (g) 8, Carbohydrate (g) 34, Fat (g) 1, Saturated fat (g) 0, Dietary Fiber (g) 8, Cholesterol (mg) 0, Sodium (mg) 472