This "Pizza" Beans recipe is exactly as it sounds; a pot full of beans that taste like pizza! (It may even get your picky eater kids to finally enjoy beans!) This recipe can easily be made on the stove top/oven (Dutch oven) or in a slow cooker (slow cooker recipe in tips section at the bottom of page). Customize with your favorite toppings like mushrooms or black olives, but don't forget breadsticks or garlic bread for dunking!
1 package HamBeens® 15 BEAN SOUP®
1 white onion, diced
2 green bell peppers, diced
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1lb. ground Italian sausage (mild, sweet, or hot, it's your choice!)
6oz. sliced pepperoni, cut into quarters
7 cups chicken stock
24oz. of your favorite marinara sauce
Shredded mozzarella for topping
Slow Cooker recipe: Follow steps 1-3 above, then add everything EXCEPT marinara sauce into a slow cooker. Turn on high and cook for at least 5 hours. When beans are tender, stir in marinara sauce.
Suggested add-ins: Sautéd mushrooms, black olives, banana peppers, basically any of your favorite pizza toppings!
Add Hurst's Ham flavor for an even meatier taste!