Beans with Beef Jerky

  • nomich Posted: 03/20/09
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This recipe caught my eye because of the jerky - unfortunately, I couldn't taste it at all. I bought a national brand package and it just didn't seem to stand up to the other flavors (garlic!). I think I was hoping for something more like baked beans... I kept wanting to add brown sugar and, sure enough, I wish I had. I will try to salvage the leftovers by adding some bacon and brown sugar and kicking up the heat.

  • nbalter1 Posted: 01/23/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    My husband thought this was pretty good but I found it disappointing (and my 1-year-old son wouldn't eat it). Perhaps the problem is that I made this to be an entree but it's really too sweet to function as an entree; it's really just a side dish. I won't bother making it again.

  • JWallace Posted: 01/21/09
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    How we ate 3 cans of pinto beans for dinner - I do not know. But this dish was so tasty that my husband and I devoured the whole thing with two small children who just ate a few bites. On a cold winter evening it really hit the spot! I substituted items only out of necessity: Beef broth instead of chicken broth, Green onions instead of normal onions, and I added a smidge of extra mollasses. We could easily eat this once a month with grilled hamburgers, or other grilled meat/fish and not get burnt out on it.

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