Hamburger Beans

Recipe by Kats Mom
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    (28 ounce) cans baked beans (Bush's Best Original works best, *NOT* BBQ varieties)
  • 2
    lbs ground beef (I prefer meatloaf mix)
  • 3
    small onions, chopped (use Vidalia Sweet Onions if available)
  • 3
    garlic cloves, crushed (or more if you like!)
  • 3
    tablespoons butter
  • 3
    tablespoons light brown sugar (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large frying pan, cook hamburger until no longer pink, 10-15 minutes.
  • Break into small pieces with a spatula and drain off grease.
  • While ground beef is cooking, chop onions and peel garlic cloves & crush.
  • Melt butter in bottom of a large cooking pot on medium heat; saute the onions 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic to the onions and continue to saute until onions are translucent, another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add beans, ground beef and brown sugar to pot and stir well.
  • Heat on medium-low heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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