Southern Beef And Beans Casserole

For when you're craving some real down-home Southern taste. Made with our Original Baked Beans, this casserole combines chopped onions and green peppers with lean ground beef.

  • Prep Time

    10 Mins

  • Cook Time

    40 Mins

  • Serves


Baked bean, beef and cornbread casserole topped with melted cheese in square blue and white patterned baking dish

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Serves: 6
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped green pepper (optional)
  • 1 can (28 oz) Bush's® Original Baked Beans
  • 1 can (6 oz) tomato paste
  • 1 pkg (8.5 oz) corn muffin mix
  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

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Cooking Instructions

  1. 1

    In skillet cook ground beef, onion, and green pepper until meat is browned; drain.

    • Beef

    • Onion

    • Green pepper

  2. 2

    Combine meat mixture, baked beans and tomato paste. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 8-inch square baking dish.

    • 1 can of beans

    • Tomato paste

  3. 3

    Prepare muffin mix according to package directions. Spread evenly over bean mixture.

    • Muffin mix

  4. 4

    Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and continue baking 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

    • Cheese

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