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Bean Pot Recipes

If you have a hard time cooking meat until is is tender and juicy, you might want to try cooking in a bean pot.  It also keeps food warm longer while serving.

Since your Bean Pot is made out of clay it also retains cold. This means you can serve potato salad (or any other dish you want to keep cold) in your chilled Bean Pot. It will help keep your food cold while sitting at your table.

The Bean Pot also makes a wonderful ice bucket for casual dinners.

Are you wondering what in the world you would cook in a bean pot besides beans? Well, you have come to the right place. On this page I will share bean pot recipes that I have found from the internet, other Designers, and former customers. If you have tried a recipe, please feel free to comment about it here! These recipes can also be found on my business blog for Celebrating Home at http://vickicelebrateshome.wordpress.com/





Chicken ala Bean Pot
4-5 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 can chicken broth
1 can cream of celery soup


place chicken in Bean Pot and pour soups over chicken.  Cover w/ lid & bake at 350 F until done (1 to 2 hours). Serve over noodles or rice.

Optional: add broccoli, sun dried tomatoes or veggies of your choice in bean pot for last half hour.


EASY TERIYAKI CHICKEN


1 large pack of boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1 bottle Teriyaki 30-minute Marinade by Lowry’s
Dump both in bean pot at 350 for 3.5 hours
Bake potatoes and pour Teriyaki sauce over potatoes and chicken.


OUTRAGEOUS CHICKEN AND GRAVY


1 large pack of boneless, skinless chicken thighs
2 cans of cream of chicken soup

Dump both into bean pot and cook at 350 for 3.5 hours – yummy for your tummy!


BEAN POT ENCHILADAS

1 lb ground beef
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1 cup chopped onion
1 can black beans
1 can pinto/kidney beans (drained)
1 can diced tomatoes
1/3 cup water
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
6 flour tortillas (cut into quarters)

Brown ground beef, onion and green pepper. Add the next 8 ingredients. Heat on high for 2 – 3 minutes. Simmer for 5 minutes. Combine cheeses. In bean pot, layer about 3/4 cup beef mixture, one tortilla (4 quarters) and about 1/3 cup cheese. Repeat layers. Cover and cook in oven on low for 2 – 3 hours. Great served with sour cream.


Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

1 package of Celebrating Home Garden Medley Spinach Dip Mix
1 can of artichoke hearts (drained and chopped)
8 oz. sour cream
8 oz. cream cheese
½ cup of Parmesan cheese (grated)
1 cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)

Mix all ingredients together in a Celebrating Home Bean Pot and bake on 350° for 20 minutes.


POT ROAST
Place the roast in the Bean Pot. Add potatoes, carrots, onions & celery, salt & pepper. It is NOT necessary to add water. Cover with the lid. Put into 325 degree oven for 2-3 hours, depending on how large the roast is.

Remove roast & vegetables from pot. Use broth to make gravy in separate pan.


BACHELOR’S ROASTPlace roast (about 3 lbs) in Bean Pot & pour 1 cup of coke & 2 cups of catsup over it. Cover with lid and bake for about 30 minutes per lb. at 325 degrees.

Optional: Add onions, pressed garlic. If there are any leftovers, just shred & mix with the sauce & you have BBQ for a couple of meals. (Excellent! Try it!)


VEGETABLE POT ROASTPlace roast in Bean Pot. Add vegetables (carrots, onion, & potatoes).

Mix 1 can of Cream of Mushroom soup with 1 pkg of dry onion or vegetable soup mix. Add to Bean Pot.

Cover with the lid & bake at 350 degrees for 2-3 hrs.


CHUCK ROAST w/gravy1 can “roasted garlic cream of mushroom” soup.
1 pk Lipton’s Onion Soup mix.
1 can coke

(Don’t knock it until you try it!)

Place roast in Bean Pot. Cover with lid. Bake in 350 degree oven for about 2 hours.


Round Steak & Mushroom Gravy

Place round steak in Bean Pot. Add 1 can cream of mushroom soup and 1 can water. Bake in 350°F oven for about 1 hour.


Smoked Sausage with Vegetables
Cut Smoked Sausage into chunks and put in Bean Pot. Add 1 cup water, quartered potatoes, carrots, quartered cabbage, and any vegetable you like. Cover with the lid. Bake 350°F for about 20-30 minutes. Or until veggies are done.


Baked HamPlace ham in Bean Pot. Cover with lid. Place in 350°F oven for 2 ½ hours to 3 hours. You may glaze ham in last 30 minutes of cooking with room temperature pineapple and brown sugar glaze.


Pork Chops & Gravy

Place pork chops in Bean Pot. Mix 1 can of cream of mushroom soup with ¼ white wine and 2 cloves pressed garlic. Cover chops with soup mixture. Cover with the lid. Bake at 375°F for 1 ½ hours.


Empty contents of purchased rice/pilaf mix (Uncle Ben’s or Near East) into Bean Pot. Add water according to package directions. Place pork Chops on top of rice & sprinkle seasoning mix on meat. Cover & bake for 1-2 hours at 350°F.


Chicken and Vegetables

Place chicken (skin on or off) in Bean Pot. Place chopped onion, celery and carrots on top of chicken. Sprinkle with ½ package of Good Seasons Italian Dressing mix. Cover with the lid. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour.

Italian Potatoes

Place peeled and sliced potatoes in the Bean Pot. Melt ½ stick butter; add 1TBS. Good Season’s Italian Salad Dressing mix. Pour over potatoes. Cover with the lid. Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes or until done. While potatoes are baking, fry 2-3 strips of bacon until crisp. Chop bacon. Remove potatoes from oven when done and sprinkle bacon over top along with a cup (more or less) of shredded cheddar cheese. Replace top and set aside to allow cheese to melt. Serve and enjoy!

Salsa “Fried” Potatoes
In a medium bowl, mix together 1 cup salsa, 1 small can of black olives & 2 cloves pressed garlic. Chop ¼ cup fresh cilantro, add salsa mixture. Slice 4-5 potatoes & mix with the salsa mixture. Place the potatoes in the Bean Pot, cover with the lid & bake for about 30 minutes at 350°F. Remove the lid & grate the cheese over the potatoes. Bake about another 10 minutes until the potatoes are fork tender & cheese is melted.


Pork Chops
 & Rice

Put 4 pork chops (can be right from the freezer), 1 cup of water, and cover in Merlot Sauce (I used the one from Tastefully Simple) into the bean pot. Microwave for 30 minutes. **If you do not have merlot sauce, you can also use BBQ sauce.



Egg casserole in 10 minutes


12 large eggs
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup milk
6-8 slices of cooked bacon or crumbled sausage
salt/pepper to taste

put it all the in beanpot and scramble. Place lid on beanpot and microwave on high for 4 minutes. Take out of microwave and re-scramble. Replace in microwave and cook on high for 5-6 minutes on high!


Enjoy! You’ll never oven bake an egg casserole again!



Bean Pot Taco Soup


1 Can of Diced Tomatoes
1 Can of Corn
1 Can of Black Beans
1 Can of Pinto Beans
1 packet of Ranch Dressing Mix
1 packet of Taco Seasoning


Mix together in beanpot. Microwave for 25 min or until hot – stirring occasionally. Top with sour cream & cheese before serving then add corn chips!


BEAN POT HAMBURGER HELPER

Crumble ground beef, microwave 5 minutes, re-crumble, and microwave another 5 minutes & then drain the


grease. Add hot water & ingredients according to box. Stir & microwave 25 minutes or bake in oven for 45


minutes @ 350 degrees. NO stirring required!!!! You can be baking/cooking dinner while getting ready for


the evening.


* Cook time needs to be expanded a little for macaroni recipes.



CHILI CON QUESO


1 lb. Velveeta Cheese, melted
1 (15 oz.) can Chili with Beans
1 (4 oz.) can Green Chiles, chopped
1 medium Onion, finely chopped


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients and bake in BEAN POT for 35 minutes. Serve with chips.




HOT LAVA CAKE


1 Devils food cake mix. Mix with all ingredients it calls for in your favorite bean pot. Take one can of milk chocolate icing. Put on the top of the cake mix by putting dollops of it all over the top of the cake. Cover with lid and cook in the microwave for 12 minutes (some differ in time). Cook until knife comes out clean. Serve warm with ice cream for a special treat.


Microwave Corn Pudding


4-eggs2-cans (14 -3/4 oz. each) cream-style corn.1-cup evaporated milk1/4 cup all-purpose flour…2-tablespoons butter, melted1/2-teaspoon salt1/4-teaspoon white pepperDash paprika, to tasteIn Bean Pot, beat the eggs. Stir in the corn, milk, flour, sugar, butter, salt and pepper. Cover and microwave on high for 10 minutes, stirring every 3 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with paprika. Microwave 15 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 mintues before serving




Chicken and Rice


4-5 Chicken Breasts (can use straight from the freezer)
2 cans of cream of mushroom soup (or any cream soup you have on hand)
1 cup water


Cook rice seprately as listed on packaging.


(Rice can be cooked in the bean pot with the chicken if desired, but add another cup of water)


**Optional – add frozen veggies such as broccoli


Microwave for 30 minutes.