Biscuits and Beans

Biscuits and beans are common ingredients in traditional country cooking. This recipe earned an honorable mention when I entered it in a local cooking contest.—Dolores Grossenbacher, Beloit, Wisconsin

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (15-3/4 ounces) pork and beans
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tube (12 ounces) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 1/2 to 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the beans, barbecue sauce, brown sugar, onion and salt; mix well. Bring to a boil.
  • Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Separate biscuits and arrange over the hot beef mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 18-20 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown.

Corn on the cob would go great with Biscuits and Beans. REmove husk and silk from ears of corn. Bring water to a boil, cook for 3-5 minutes or until tender. Remove from the water with tongs.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 472 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 1542mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 5g fiber), 29g protein.

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