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Crispy Topped Beans With Hominy

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  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or mashed
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Canned red kidney beans 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Canned hominy 1 Pound, drained (1 Can)
  Canned tomatoes 29 Ounce, broken up with fork (1 Large Can)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chili powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bacon slices 3
  Tortillas 4 , cut into thin strips
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Saute onion and garlic in butter in large frying pan until onion is lightly browned.
Add beans, hominy, tomatoes, green pepper, chili powder, and salt.
Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, then pour into greased 2-quart casserole.
Meanwhile in another pan, fry bacon until crisp; remove bacon and drain, leaving bacon fat in pan.
Add tortilla strips to hot bacon fat and quickly toss until lightly browned and crisp, about 2 minutes.
Crumble bacon into tomato mixture along with 34 cup of the Cheddar cheese.
Sprinkle crisp tortillas over top of casserole, then sprinkle with combination of remaining Cheddar and Parmesan cheeses.
Bake, uncovered, in moderate oven (350°) for about 30 minutes, or until heated through.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 347 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.7%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 26.3 mg8.8%

Sodium 1007.8 mg42%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.3%

Dietary Fiber 11.8 g47.3%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 14 g28.9%

Vitamin A 40.5% Vitamin C 44.8%

Calcium 23.3% Iron 23%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crispy Topped Beans With Hominy Recipe