You are here: Home » Recipes » Italian-Style Baked Beans Italian-Style Baked Beans Recipe by American Profile Yield 12 to 14 servings Sausage, tomato paste, and brown sugar flavor a mixture of garbanzo, baked, kidney, and great Northern beans PrintEmail "This recipe has been in our family for many years. It is a dish that can be served with almost any meat. We like it as a side dish when grilling outside." Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds Italian sausage6 (16-ounce) cans beans (mixture of garbanzo, baked, kidney and great Northern)2 large onions, minced2 large green peppers, diced2 (6-ounce) cans tomato paste2 bay leaves2 tablespoons dry mustard2 tablespoons brown sugar2 teaspoons dried oregano1 teaspoon garlic salt Instructions Cut sausage into bite-size pieces; fry, drain off fat. Scrape sausage into a slow cooker. Drain beans and add to slow cooker. Add onion, green pepper and tomato paste; stir. Add bay leaves, mustard, brown sugar, oregano and garlic salt; stir. Cook on high until mixture bubbles, then set slow cooker on low heat and cook 6 to 8 hours. If there is too much liquid, spoon it off before serving. Gail Van Osdell, St. Charles, Ill.