Easy Baked Bean Casserole Recipe

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   Recipe from the first lady in 1975, Mrs. Gerald Ford and a Recipe from the Vice Presidents wife in 1975, Mrs. Nelson Rockefeller.

Enjoy recipes from an old cookbook made years ago from a rural community plus a recipe from the White House during that time.

Easy Baked Bean Casserole Recipe

Home Made Baked Bean Casserole

   Ingredients required
1 box dry lima beans
1 small onion, minced
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 garlic clove
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
7 tablespoons of molasses
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
5 to 6 tablespoons ketchup
10 to 12 slices bacon, quartered

Preheat oven 300 degrees

Instructions for Baked Bean Casserole Recipe

   Soak beans in water all night. Boil in morning for 2 hours. Combine minced onion, minced garlic clove, sugar, mustard, molasses, salt, ketchup. In a 2 quart bean pot place 4 to 6 pieces (1/4 of pieces) of bacon. Cover with 1/3 of beans. Add 1/3 sauce. Repeat twice ending with last 1/4 of bacon. Poor enough bean water to cover. Cover with foil and bake at 300° all day. If beans become dry add more beam water. Leave uncovered last hour before serving to brown up.

Bean Pot Casserole

   Ingredients required
4 tablespoons wesson oil
3 medium onions, sliced thin
1 can of pork and beans, large
1 can red kidney beans
1 can small lima beans, drain
1 lb hamburger
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup vinegar
1/2 cup ketchup
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 buds garlic, cut fine, optional

Preheat oven 300 degrees

Instructions for Bean Pot Casserole Recipe

   Fry garlic and onions in oil until soft. Mix all ingredients and bake in two quart casserole for 1 hour. Instead of baking, combine all ingredients in a large saucepan and cook on top of the stove. May substitute minced onion. Reduced amount of oil slightly if desired. Can omit hamburger.

Instructions for Baked Beans Firemens Style Recipe

Tangy Lima Bake Casserole

   Ingredients required
1 jar butter beans, drained
1/4 cup tomato catsup
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tablespoon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 1/2 teaspoon salt, dash pepper
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/3 cup coarsely chopped onion
3 slices bacon

Preheat oven 325 degrees

Instructions for Tangy Lima Bake Casserole Recipe

   Fry bacon until crisp. Set aside. Combine all ingredients, except bacon in a shallow one quart casserole greased. Crumbled bacon over the top. Place in 325-degree oven for 1/2 hour or until thoroughly warmed. Serves 4.

Baked Beans Firemens Style

   Ingredients required
2 lb white kidney beans
1/4 pound salt pork or bacon, cut up
1 medium onion, cut up
1 pound brown sugar, dark if possible
2 teaspoons dry mustard
dash ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon dry ginger
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons salt

Preheat oven 300 degrees

Instructions for Baked Beans Firemens Style Recipe

   Wash beans, sort, soak over night. Drain, add fresh water, bring to boil, drain. Add fresh water, pork or bacon, onions and boil slowly until beanns start to fall to pieces. When beans are cooked add remaining ingredients. Put in 3 quart casserole or small roaster with the additional water (should be very soupy at this point). Bake until liquid comes just to the top of bean and beans are thinkened to desired consistency. Bake approximately 3 hours in oven. Serves 12.

Lima Beans and Sausages

   Ingredients required
1 package dried limes or 2 package frozen green limes
3 medium onions
4 tablespoons bacon fat
2 cans tomato soup
1 cup liquid from beans
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp prepared mustard
1/4 cup chili sauce
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup vinegar

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Instructions for Lima Beans and Sausages Recipe

   Cook beans until tender. Sautee the onion in bacon fat. Add garlic. Then add the tomato soup and liquid from beans. Blend the mustard, chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, salt, and vinegar and add to the tomato mixture. Simmer about 30 minutes. Put beans in the large casserole, add the sauce mixture. Put sausage (frankfurters may be used) on top. Bake for 1 hour. Serves six.

List of Casserole Recipes

Baked Bean Casserole
Chili Con Carne
Ham Casserole
Mexican Casserole
Oyster Casserole
Pasta Casserole
Potato Casserole
Rice Casserole Recipes
Sausage Egg Cheese Breakfast Casserole
Sausage Casserole Recipe
Tator Tot Hot Dish
Tuna Casserole Recipe
Zucchini Casserole

Baking Abbreviations
tsp. - teaspoon
Tbsp. - tablespoon
C. - cup
pt. - pint
qt. - quart
pk. - peck
bu. - bushel
oz. - ounce, ounces
lb. - pound, pounds
sq. - square
min. - minute, minutes
hr. - hour, hours
mod. - moderate, moderately
doz. - dozen
Simplified Measures
dash - less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 tablespoon = 1 cup
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
4 quarts(liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts(solid) = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound
2 tablespoon = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
14 tablespoons = 7/8 cup