Recipe: Baked Bean Sandwiches

Serve this recipe from for dinner and you'll be saving time and your pocketbook. It's great for a drizzly April evening.

Yields: 8 servings

4 English muffins, split

1 (16 ounce) can maple cured baked beans

1 medium onion, thinly sliced

2 medium tomatoes, cut into 1/4 inch slices

1 green pepper, sliced

4 slices Cheddar cheese

4 slices bacon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees .

Arrange the English muffin halves on a baking sheet. Place an equal amount of baked beans on each muffin half. Layer beans with onion, tomato, cheese, and bacon.

Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Set oven to broil, and continue cooking 1 to 2 minutes, until bacon is crisp. Watch constantly during broiling to make sure bacon does not burn. Serve immediately.

If there are hot dog fans in your family, substitute wieners sliced in half lengthwise for the hotdogs.