Chicken cacciatore w/pasta

Recipe: Western Beans’N’ Franks

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb Idaho Great Northern beans
  • 1/2 lb Idaho Pinto beans
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 4 sl Bacon, diced
  • 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 1/3 c Molasses
  • 1/4 c Brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 ts Dry mustard
  • 1/8 ts Cloves
  • 1 t Grated orange peel
  • 1 Orange, peeled and diced
  • 1 lb Frankfurters
  • Orange wedges, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Soak beans according to directions. Add salt and simmer 1 hour. Saute bacon. Drain beans, reserving bean liquid. In bean pot or deep casserole, combine beans with sauteed bacon, onion, molasses, brown sugar, mustard, cloves, orange peel, diced orange and 1-1/2 cups reserved bean liquid.
  2. Cover and bake in a 325-degree oven 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Arrange frankfurters in beans. Bake, uncovered, 1/2 hour longer, adding more reserved bean liquid if necessary. Garnish with orange wedges. Makes 6 to 8 servings

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: lunch

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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