Tropical Baked Beans

Chutney is essential for the complex spice flavor.
Voted #1 dish at bean buffet.

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Ingredients

8 ounces Italian sausage
1 1/2 cups jicama (small)
1 15-ounce can tropical fruit salad with liquid
1 15.5-ounce can red beans
1 15.5-ounce can black beans
1 15.5-ounce can navy beans
1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes with liquid
1/2 cup pitted prunes, chopped
1 9-ounce jar mango chutney
3 Tablespoons vinegar

Number of Servings : 8

Serving Size: 370 g

Chutney is essential for the complex spice flavor.
Voted #1 dish at bean buffet.

Directions

  1. Crumble bulk sausage into a skillet and cook over medium heat until browned: drain thoroughly on paper towels. (If sausage in casing is used, slice thin before cooking.)
  2. Discard all but 1 tablespoon of fat.
  3. Peel jicama, cut into cubes.
  4. Add to skillet and saute 5 minutes.
  5. Mix all ingredients in a 3 or 4 quart casserole or pan or crockpot. Cover and bake at 350°F. 1-2 hours. (Crockpot – High 1-2 hours, Low 2-12 hours).
  6. Serve hot with green salad and bread.

Casserole may be made without meat.
Yield: 8 main dish servings.