Texas-Style Cowboy Beans

Tomatoes with jalapeno chiles and spice heat up this hearty favorite of the old Southwest.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 5 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1/2
lb bacon, cut into small pieces
1
can (14 1/2 oz) stewed tomatoes with jalapeño chiles, garlic and cumin, undrained
1
can (28 oz) baked beans with onion
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Into 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, spoon ground beef.
  • 2 In same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring frequently, until bacon is brown and crisp; do not drain off drippings. Add tomatoes; heat to boiling. With spoon, break up large pieces of tomato. Spoon bacon mixture into slow cooker. Stir in baked beans.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    490mg
    490%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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