These aren’t your ordinary beans. Oh no, most other beans can’t compare with our Best Beans & Sausage Bake; that’s how they got the name after all! This dish brings together classic beans including pinto, black-eyed, and kidney, creating a symphony of bean flavors: tender, savory, creamy, nutty, slightly earthy, and more! Each and every bean contributes to the flavor melody and soaks up the umami, sweet, smoky, and sour sauce! Spicy pork sausage ups the succulence and meatiness and makes each bite a blast! This Best Beans & Sausage Bake makes every other baked bean dish a “has-bean!”

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (31-ounce) can pork and beans
  • 1 (16-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15.5-ounce) can great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15.5-ounce) can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground mustard

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Step 2 –Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Step 3 –In a large skillet over medium heat, cook and crumble the pork sausage until it is no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 4 –Drain the fat from the skillet.

Step 5 –Add the green pepper and the onion and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 6 –Drain the skillet again.

Step 7 –Add the pork and beans, the kidney beans, the great northern beans, the black-eyed peas, the pinto beans, the chickpeas, the ketchup, the brown sugar, and the mustard.

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Step 8 –Pour the bean mixture into the prepared baking dish.

Step 9 –Cover and bake the bean mixture for 1 hour.

Step 10 –Uncover the baking dish and bake until bubbly, about 20-30 minutes.

Step 11 –Serve.