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Baked Beans

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who to consume additional calories to 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 (do not drain)


  • oven (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • 11/2-quart baking dish
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • mixing spoon 


  1. Preheat oven to 325º Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine all ingredients in the baking dish.
  3. Bake uncovered 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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