Easy Baked Beans and Smoked Sausage

We had one of those odd cool days the other day. Not too cool, but enough to put me in nesting mode. And that means stick-to-your-ribs food for dinner. So I threw together something super simple – easy baked beans and smoked sausage with a little corn bread on the side.Easy Baked Beans and Smoked SausageI’ll be making this again this fall. As much as I hate to kiss summer goodbye, I sure love those fall meals. Easy baked beans and smoked sausage not only fills you up, it’ll keep you warm on those cool fall days for sure.

Also try my easy-to-make cowboy beans.

Easy Baked Beans and Smoked Sausage

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • 1 pound smoked sausage kielbasa works fine too, cut into 1/2" thick coins
  • 1/2 medium white onion chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 jalapeno peppers diced
  • 1 55 ounce can Bush's Baked Beans
  • 1 8 ounce can of pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup ketchup plus more
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Lightly brown the sausage in a Dutch oven or large skillet. Remove
  • Saute the onion, bell pepper and jalapeno pepper until tender.
  • Combine the beans, pineapple, brown sugar, ketchup and dry mustard in a large bowl. Stir in the sausage, peppers, onion, and jalapeno. Pour into a 9x9 baking pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour. Check and stir after 30 minutes. If the mixture is too dry, add a few squirts of ketchup, stir, and continue baking.