Kittencal's Baked Beans and Ground Beef Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add in onions, celery and green pepper and jalapeno peppers (if using) cook stirring for about 5-6 minutes or until softened.
  • Add in the garlic and ground beef; cook breaking up the beef with a fork or wooden spoon, cook for about 6 minutes, or until meat is no longer pink; drain off fat from the skillet.
  • Stir in Parmesan cheese (if using) cooked diced bacon, baked beans, kidney beans, barbecue sauce, molasses, Worcestershire sauce and mustard; mix well to combine.
  • At this point you can adjust ingredients to taste, then season with salt and black pepper (you can add in a little water if the mixture is too thick).
  • Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking dish or an oval baking dish.
  • Transfer the mixture into dish.
  • Bake uncovered for about 40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with cheese (if using).
  • Return to oven to bake another 10-15 minutes, or until the liquid has evaporated and the mixture has thickened.