Tasty Beans Tropico (Honolulu Skillet Beans)

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by BrotherAdso

An exotic, sweet, tangy alternative to traditional baked beans! Tropical beans for the end of summer. Over rice, these make a great meal on their own, and meat-eaters love them as a side for dogs and burgers at a grill out. Plus, preparation is a breeze!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add garlic to season.
  3. Add onions, lower heat and saute slowly until transluscent.
  4. While onions saute, mix together the sauce ingredients (ketchup, soy, hoisin, mustard, cumin, sesame oil) and any of the optional sauce ingredients you want to include.
  5. Add the bell peppers to the skillet, saute for 2 - 4 minutes.
  6. Add the beans to the skillet, mix and simmer for 3 - 5 minutes.
  7. Add sauce mixture to beans, and optional pineapple, if using.
  8. Stir and simmer until flavors are deeply blended and sauce is evenly distributed.

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