Easy and affordable, Beef and Beans is a stovetop meal that you may remember from your childhood. Its simple ingredients and easy prep make it a good meal for a busy night. Serve it with a salad for a complete meal, or add some cornbread on the side.
If you have cooked ground beef and onion in your freezer stock this can be made with virtually no prep.
Beef and Beans
- 1 lb. ground beef
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 28 oz. baked beans
- 1/2 C. water
- salt and pepper to taste
- dash of liquid smoke if desired
- Cook the ground beef and chopped onion in a large pan over medium heat.
- Drain off the fat.
- Add remaining ingredients to pan and simmer over low heat for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.