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6 Ways To Use Leftover Baked Beans
Leftover Baked Beans Can Be Delicious!
If you're looking for some simple and mouth-watering ways to used leftover baked beans, you've come to the right place! Whether you have a little or a lot of beans leftover, I have provided a variety of recipes and tips, to help you use your beans in the most delicious ways possible.
Since baked beans are such an affordable and filling dish, it's quite easy to think you've made just enough for a meal and then wonder why there is so much leftover. So before you decide to throw away your leftover baked beans, please check out my delicious and easy recipes I share below. They're so good you'll look for more beans to use!
1. Hide Baked Beans Into Chili, For A Flavorful & Frugal Meal.
Not only is chili a simple meal to create, it's also a versatile dish that can be made with your favorite ingredients, making it a great meal for leftover baked beans. You can use your own favorite chili recipe and then either switch out the kidney beans for your baked beans, or use a combination of both baked and kidney beans.
It's really so simple to use leftovers and a great way to save money and time, by using what you already have on hand. Feel free to try out some of the delicious chili recipes I have listed below.
2. Leftover Baked Beans Make Hearty & Delicious Casseroles!
If your looking for a stick to your ribs kind of meal, then you've got to try your hand at making a Loaded Baked Potato & Baked Bean Casserole. It's so simple and delicious, who needs to know you used leftovers?
Cheesy Biscuit Bean & Beef Casserole is another simple and tasty way to use leftover baked beans. How can you go wrong with fluffy biscuits and melted cheese over hot baked beans? It truly makes a filling and comforting meal, for crisp fall days or cold winter nights.
3. Leftover Baked Beans Can Make A Delicious Dessert.
When I think of ways to use baked beans, a dessert has never crossed my mind. Then I found this recipe for Apple Pumpkin Cake and couldn't believe how easy it was to make and also how delicious it looked! With only five ingredients, it's a simple and creative way to use your leftover baked beans.
If you want to try another baked bean dessert, a Bean Spice Cake is also a quick and unique dessert, with less than ten ingredients.
4.. Shepherd's Pie With A Twist!
When I think of shepherd's pie, I personally think of beef and vegetables in a creamy gravy, with mashed potatoes and possibly cheese on top. But baked beans in shepherd's pie? I was hesitant at first in sharing, then as I looked over the recipe, I became a believer and knew that this was a winning recipe! Check out the picture below, to see how delicious this shepherd's pie looks.
5. Soup's On With Leftovers.
Soup is a great way to use a variety of leftover foods, vegetables, meats, spices and anything else you have on hand. Adding leftover baked beans to soup not only adds a great dose of protein and fiber, but it also adds a rich flavor and texture as well. Check out the soup recipes below for ways to use your leftover baked beans.
6. Leftover Baked Beans Can Make A Variety of Burritos!
Burritos are a great way to use leftover beans, meats, cheese and vegetables, to make a delicious lunch or dinner. They can be pan-fried, baked or simply heated in the microwave. Whatever way you choose, you can easily sub your leftover baked beans in your favorite burrito recipe, or try out the ones listed below.