Tropical Baked Beans

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Ingredients

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

Number of Servings : 8

Serving Size: 370 g

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.

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