Hearty Picnic Baked Beans

Andouille sausage adds a smoky, slightly spicy flavor to thick and hearty baked beans. Baking time helps concentrate all of the robust flavors.

Serves: 16Prep: 25 minutesCook: 1 hour 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 55 minutes

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 oz.) andouille sausage, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cans (28 oz.) pork & beans or baked beans
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350°F. In 12” nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in onion and bell pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in all remaining ingredients. Pour into 2½-quart baking dish or casserole. Bake, uncovered 1½-1¾ hours or until bubbly and mixture has thickened, and until internal temperature reaches 145°F.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 oz.) andouille sausage, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cans (28 oz.) pork & beans or baked beans
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350°F. In 12” nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in onion and bell pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in all remaining ingredients. Pour into 2½-quart baking dish or casserole. Bake, uncovered 1½-1¾ hours or until bubbly and mixture has thickened, and until internal temperature reaches 145°F.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.