This recipe is perfect for cold days...or any day for that matter:
- 1/2 pound thick-sliced applewood smoked bacon
- 1 pound ground sirloin
- 1 large onion chopped
- 2 14-oz. cans pork and beans
- 1 14-oz can stewed tomatoes
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- salt & pepper to taste
- dash of celery salt
Cook bacon until crisp in a large skillet. Remove and drain. Crumble bacon and set aside.
Brown beef and onion in skillet. Drain off any excess fat. Add remaining ingredients, including bacon. Blend well and adjust seasonings to taste.
Spoon baked bean mixture into a 3-quart casserole and bake at 300 (F) for two hours.
It should serve about 8 people.