Slow Cooker Bean Casserole AKA Sweet Chili

Slow Cooker Bean Casserole AKA Sweet Chili


"This is a ground beef and pork and bean casserole that my mom used to make. It has a BBQ flavor to it. My kids ask for it twice a week!! Serve with cornbread or brown bread."


1 h 30 m servings 470 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 470 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 25.5 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.1g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 27.9 g
  • 56%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1086 mg
  • 43%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a slow cooker, mix together ketchup, molasses, mustard, pork and beans, salt, and pepper.
  2. Cook bacon and bell pepper in a large skillet over medium heat for about 5 to 7 minutes, then add to the slow cooker. In same skillet, brown beef, and stir into the slow cooker.
  3. Cover, and cook on High setting for 1 hour.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 118 Ratings


This was a pretty good, "Base recipe", or a recipe that's easily modified. As many others have done, I changed the bean to meat ratio a bit and added onion. I've cooked for almost 30 years, 10...

I used onions instead of green peppers, syrup instead of molasses and prepared mustard. My family loved this...very similar to what my Mother-in-law use to make but she added 1 tsp. cinnamon. ...

My husband is a picky eater and he loved this. He said it was the best chili I had ever made. I did use maple syrup instead of molasses and I doubled the amount. I also used prepared mustard ...

I make this all the time on the stove top but last thing i do is put it in a 9 x 13 cake pan and put biscuits on top and bake in oven until golden browned. Or I have used homemade corn bread on ...

My Mom used to make this recipe when we were little, only she would add a can of stewed tomatos to it and would cut up red and green peppers (very small for our eagle eyes to miss). We loved it...

Sorry, I was not impressed with this one. It is not thick enough to be a casserole but too thick to be a chili. In addition, not sure how crazy we are about the taste. Family was divided on it...

My husband really liked this and even my 2 year old ate most of hers. I followed other's suggestions (mainly because those are the things I had on hand) and decreased the ground beef to 1 lb., ...

We really enjoyed this recipe. I found it to be very flavourful and so simple to prepare. My husband and daughter hate bell peppers so i added corn and chopped onion instead. I served it with ...

This gets five stars because my VERY VERY VERY picky seven year old liked this! I doubled the ammount of the baked beans, one can just didnt seem enough with all that meat. It was good, maybe wh...