Beanie Weenies, also called Frank 'n Beans, is a dish that can be a main item or a side. Often served in informal settings, it is similar to pork and beans, but substitutes hot dog for pork. July 13 is National Bean 'n Franks Day in The United States.
Baked beans were among the first canned "convenience foods" to emerge in the United States, dating back to the civil war. The exact originator of the concept of combining hot dogs and baked beans is unknown. Van Camp's owns the name Beanee Weenee. Other brands are sold under alternative names such as Franks & Beans.
Based on one serving size of one can of the Van Camp's Beanee Weenee: Calories:240 Total Fat:8g Saturated Fat: 3.0g Cholesterol:40mg Sodium:990mg Total Carbohydrates:29.0g Dietary Fiber:8.0g Sugars:8.0g Protein:18.0g
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