FRANKS ‘n BEANS M SERVES: 8
This is a whole new take on an old favorite!
Prep time: 10 min. Baking time: 45-60 min.
three 20 ounce cans red kidney beans
3 large onions
3 large Granny Smith apples
1 pound dark brown sugar
optional: 8 or more frankfurters or knockwurst (or veggie franks)
8 cup oven to table casserole
- Preheat oven to: 400 F.
- Open the cans of kidney beans and pour contents (beans and liquid) into casserole.
- Peel and dice onions and add to beans.
- Peel core, and dice apples and add to beans and onions. Stir well. Spread brown sugar over the top of mixture and bake until sauce has thickened- about 45 -60 minutes.
- Make two or three diagonal slices on top of the franks. Make sure not to cut them all the way through. When sauce has thickened, place franks on top of casserole and bake another 10-15 minutes or until franks have puffed and browned. Serve hot.