Cowboy Beans

Categories: Beef, Entrées, Side Dishes, Vegetable Side Dishes


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

½ c


Makes 14 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 200 calories, 3 g fat, 20 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, and 15 g protein


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  • 1 lb Ground beef, extra lean
  • ½ c Onion, chopped
  • 2 cans Chili beans, rinsed and drained (15 oz)
  • 1 can Kidney beans, rinsed and drained (15 oz)
  • 1 can Black beans, rinsed and drained (15 oz)
  • ¼ c Mustard
  • ⅓ c Brown sugar
  • ½ t Cumin
  • ¼ t Black pepper
  • ¼ t Cayenne pepper
  • ½ c Water


  1. In a large skillet, BROWN ground beef and onion. RINSE and DRAIN. RETURN to the skillet.
  2. ADD the remaining ingredients and MIX well.
  3. COVER and SIMMER on medium-low for 30 minutes.

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