An easy bean casserole

This recipe comes from A Primer on Bean Cookery by the California Dry Bean Advisory Board. The recipe calls for red beans, lima beans, and garbanzos, but any combination of cooked or canned beans can be used. Pick your own favorites.


(Serves 6 to 8)


  1. Put drained beans into a 2 1/2-quart casserole; mix lightly and set aside.
  2. In large skillet cook ground beef, onions, and garlic until meat is lightly browned; stir in remaining ingredients (except beans).
  3. Add skillet mixture to beans in casserole; mix together.
  4. Cover and bake for about an hour at or simmer the mixture in a crockpot for 3 to 4 hours.


Difficulty: Easy.
Time: 75 minutes if baked; 3 to 4 hours in a crockpot.
Precision: No need to measure.


Jeff Lichtman  
Relational Technology, Inc. 
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Recipe last modified: 13 Mar 86

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