Easy Cheesy Kielbasa with Beans

Southern Living
12 servings


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1 pound ground chuck
1 large green bell pepper, diced
1 large onion, chopped
1 pound kielbasa sausage, thinly sliced
2 (10 3/4-ounce) cans tomato soup, undiluted
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (10-ounce) can diced tomato and green chiles, undrained
4 (16-ounce) cans pinto beans, undrained
4 (15-ounce) cans pork and beans, undrained
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese


Cook first 3 ingredients in a stockpot over medium-high heat, stirring until meat crumbles and is no longer pink. Remove from pot, and drain.

Brown sausage in stockpot; drain and return to pot. Add ground chuck mixture, tomato soup, and next 6 ingredients.

Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Stir in cheese.

NOTE: To prepare in a slow cooker, brown ground chuck and sausage as directed. Place ground chuck mixture, sausage, and next 7 ingredients in a 5-quart slow cooker. Cook, covered, at LOW 8 to 10 hours. Stir in cheese just before serving.

Created date

May 2001