Southwestern Calico Baked Beans

Turn basic baked beans into an impressive side dish with a clever mix of frozen and canned beans, plus spicy sausage, prepared salsa, and premixed taco seasonings.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

1
package (12 oz) spicy pork sausage
4
cans (15 oz each) baked beans, drained
1
can (15 or 15.5 oz) dark red kidney beans, drained
1
can (15 oz) black-eyed peas, drained
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen baby lima beans
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium heat, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 In 3-quart casserole, combine sausage and remaining ingredients; stir.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 60 to 70 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

Expert Tips

To transport to a picnic, cover with foil and wrap the casserole in newspapers to hold the heat.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
740mg
740%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.