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Baked Beans

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This protein-packed side dish is perfect for a holiday barbecue.

Prep time: 2 hours, 20 minutes (including cooking time)

What you need:

  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, chopped fine
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 slices cooked bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 16-ounce can of pork and beans


  • stove (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • 1-1/2-quart baking dish
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • knife and cutting board (you'll need help from your adult assistant)

What to do:

  1. In baking dish, combine all ingredients. Do not drain beans.
  2. Bake uncovered at 325ºF (162ºC) for 2 hours.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 378 calories
  • 22g fat
  • 10g protein
  • 896mg sodium

Serves: 5

Serving size: 3/4 cup

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

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