PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Liven up your next football tailgate party with this tasty recipe from Rania Harris!

This week on the PNC Steelers Huddle, Rania is making Sweet & Tangy Kielbasa Bean Casserole in the Heinz Red Zone!

Don’t forget to tune into the PNC Steelers Huddle Show each Saturday after the 11:00pm news on KDKA-TV for more of Rania’s recipes!

STEELERS HUDDLE “Heinz Red Zone Recipe”: Sweet & Tangy Kielbasa Bean Casserole

6 15-ounce cans navy beans or other white beans, drained
1 1/2 cups tomato juice
3/4 cup dark brown sugar
3/4 cup strong black coffee
1 medium sweet onion, chopped
1 1/2 cups Heinz® Ketchup
4 slices bacon, chopped
2 tablespoons dark molasses
2 tablespoons dry mustard
2 pounds beef Kielbasa – cut into 1-inch chunks
1 cup chopped and toasted pecans

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients (expect Kielbasa and pecans).

3. Pour into a casserole dish. Bake the beans uncovered about 1 hour or until thickened and cooked down.

4. Remove beans from oven and add Kielbasa and toasted pecans. Continue baking for another 30 minutes or until the sauce is thickened Kielbasa is browned.

Serves: 10

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