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Tropical Baked Beans

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Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: Latin
Bean type: Black Bean, Red Bean, White bean
Nutrition attribute: Gluten-free
Collection: Crockpot Cooking
Servings: 8
Calories: 337kcal
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  • 8 ounces Italian sausage
  • 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
  • ½ cup pitted prunes chopped
  • 1 9-ounce jar mango chutney
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar


  • 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.)
  • Discard all but 1 tablespoon of fat.
  • Peel jicama, cut into cubes.
  • Add to skillet and saute 5 minutes.
  • 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).
  • Serve hot with green salad and bread.


Chutney is essential for the complex spice flavor.
Voted #1 dish at bean buffet.
Casserole may be made without meat.


Serving: 370g | Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 65.41g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 6.61g | Saturated Fat: 1.12g | Sodium: 854mg | Potassium: 991mg | Fiber: 13.7g | Sugar: 7.32g | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 5.1mg