BAKED BEANS WITH GROUND BEEF

Recipe courtesy of The Bear Cupboard (http://bearcupboard.blogspot.com)

Bear Rating:  9 out of 10


INGREDIENTS:

1/2 lb. lean ground beef

1/2 small green pepper, finely chopped 

1/2 cup onion, finely chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

1/4 lb. bacon, diced, cooked till crisp 

2 Tbsp. brown sugar

1/2 cup ketchup

1-1/2 tsp. prepared yellow mustard

1/2 tsp. sea salt

1-1/2 tsp. cider vinegar

1 (28-oz.) can Bush's Vegetarian Baked Beans


Heat oven to 375F.  In skillet, saute ground beef, green pepper, onion and garlic using medium heat.  Drain fat.  Combine remaining ingredients with contents of skillet in a 9x13 pan.  Bake uncovered 1/2 hour, or till bubbling and heated through.