Baked Beans

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF). Teens with CF often need to consume additional calories to help them meet their nutritional needs.

This protein-packed side dish is perfect for a holiday barbecue.

Prep time: 2 hours 20 minutes (including cooking time)


1/4 c. onion, chopped finely
1/2 c. green pepper, chopped finely
1/3 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. ketchup
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1/4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
6 slices cooked bacon, cut in 1-inch pieces
16 oz. canned pork and beans


  1. In a 1 1/2-quart baking dish, combine all ingredients. Do not drain beans.
  2. Bake uncovered at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 2 hours.

Serves: 5

Serving size: 3/4 cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

273 calories
11 g fat
9 g protein
804 mg sodium
64 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009

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