Easy Spicy Bacon and Bean Skillet

These bacony skillet-simmered beans lend an Italian twist to a classic baked bean dish that your entire family is sure to love. In less than 30 minutes, you can enjoy a hearty comfort-food side dish that makes the perfect accompaniment to grilled, pan-fried or roasted chicken or pork. Or, make this saucy dish the star and round out the meal with crusty whole grain bread, a quick salad, and hot cooked rice or pasta.

Total Time:

25 mins / Total: 25 mins


7 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each


4slices reduced-sodium bacon
1onion, chopped
1red pepper, chopped
2 cans(14 fl oz/398 mL each) white kidney beans, rinsed
1 jar(650 mL) Classico Riserva Arrabbiata Pasta Sauce
1/2 cupwater
3 Tbsp.Kraft 100% Parmesan Aged Grated Cheese
1 Tbsp.parsley flakes


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