Ground beef, bacon, bratwurst, beans and a barbecue sauce make this casserole a hearty main dish for fall. Share it with others at a potluck or a tailgate.

Source: Midwest Living

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prep:
20 mins
bake:
1 hr
stand:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 35 mins
Servings:
10
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside. Discard any fat in skillet.

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  • Wipe out skillet. Add ground beef and onion. Cook and stir over medium heat until beef is brown and onion is tender. Drain off any fat. Set mixture aside.

  • Drain kidney beans, butter beans, and great Northern beans, reserving the liquid. In an extra-large bowl, combine catsup, brown sugar, barbecue sauce, molasses, mustard, chili powder, and pepper. Stir in bratwurst, bacon, beef mixture, and beans. Add reserved bean liquid to reach desired consistency.

  • Spoon mixture into a 2-quart casserole. Bake, uncovered, in 350 degree F oven for 1 hour. Remove from oven. Let stand 15 minutes before serving. Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts

313 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 20mg; carbohydrates 39g; sodium 733mg.
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