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Dalton's Beans Recipe

Dalton's Beans

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"A dear friend of mine gave me this recipe after his son kept telling me his dad's beans were better than mine! As soon as I tasted them I knew he was right and this recipe was a keeper."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 20 mins

    1 hr 40 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a Dutch oven, saute the ground beef and onion for 5 to 10 minutes, or until beef is browned; drain excess fat. Stir in the bacon, baked beans, lima beans, kidney beans, ketchup, brown sugar and mustard. Mix all together well and cover.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 1 hour.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 14, 2005

Excellent recipe. I like to cook it in my slow cooker. It is great to take to pot luck meals. You can use pretty much any kind of canned beans you like, too (I'm not real fond of limas).

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 17, 2003

I have mixed feelings about this recipe. My boyfriend and the boys at work (it made heaps of leftovers!) really liked it but I had to make A LOT of changes. I added just 2 tablespoons of ketchup and a sprinkling of brown sugar as they are both very sweet. The sauce in the can of baked beans is also sweet so you can imagine how sickly it tasted. I then added some garlic, tomato paste. tobascco sauce, chili powder & thyme which took some of the sweetness away. It sure did need all this extra flavour. I also just let it simmer on the stove top rather than finish it off in the over. With these changes it makes nice Sunday 'mince on toast' but that's about it.

Aug 29, 2002

Make these even better by adding a ring of klielbasa, sliced, and a splash of dry white wine. Why? I don't know, just because I had some. We call these "hillbilly beans" and when we all get together I'm asked to make these. By the way, throw them in the crockpot for a few hours instead of heating up the kitchen.

Aug 29, 2002

This is a FANTASTIC recipe...I have made "Dalton's Beans" several times and they are always a "HIT". Hats off to Dalton! Brenda Moore

Dec 05, 2012

YUM! My family devoured this with a side of cornbread, it's great as a main dish. Simple, easy, and good!

Jun 24, 2010

This is very tasty. I added less brown sugar, about 1/4 cup. This is a real keeper!

Sep 28, 2009

In my recipe bok these are named "baked beans for people who don't like baked beans" They're fantastic! You can add any other type of beans too to make it go a bit further or substitute also. Just make sure you drain and rinse all other types of beans except the baked beans. Never thought I'd EVER like baked beans but I was wrong!

Sep 28, 2005

Great served as a main dish!


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  • Calories
  • 436 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 46 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 18.3 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 8.2 g
  • 33%
  • Protein
  • 23.9 g
  • 48%
  • Sodium
  • 1316 mg
  • 53%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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