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Bourbon and Coke Baked Beans

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1 pound ground beef
2 (28-ounce) cans baked beans or pork and beans
1 (16-ounce) jar salsa
1 onion, chopped
5 tablespoons mustard, plus more to taste
3 tablespoons bourbon
3 tablespoons Coca-Cola
3 tablespoons ketchup, plus more to taste
1 tablespoon brown sugar
Tabasco sauce
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Heat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a skillet over medium heat, cook the beef until no longer pink. Drain off any rendered fat and liquid. 

In a 2 1/2-quart baking dish, combine the browned beef with the beans, salsa, onion, mustard, bourbon, Coca-Cola, ketchup and brown sugar. Season to taste with the Tabasco, salt, pepper and additional ketchup and mustard. Stir well, cover and bake until the onions are translucent and the sauce is bubbly, about 2 hours. Serve hot.


Per 1-cup serving: 310 calories (percent of calories from fat, 30), 17 grams protein, 39 grams carbohydrates, 9 grams fiber, 11 grams fat (4 grams saturated), 34 milligrams cholesterol, 1,007 milligrams sodium.

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