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bbq beans recipe

Homemade BBQ Beans Recipe

These BBQ beans are super easy to make! Mix together a few ingredients, bake it in the oven, and you have a pan of deliciousness perfect for your summer barbeque or pot luck dinner!
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 379 kcal


  • Cast iron skillet
  • Slotted spoon
  • Baking dish
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons


  • 1 lb bacon diced
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper finely diced
  • 1 green bell pepper finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 15 oz can pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz can Great Northern beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz can baked beans
  • 15 oz red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  • Program your oven to 375F, then place the diced bacon into a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté the bacon until it is crispy and golden brown, then remove it from the pan, place it on a paper towel lined-plate lined, and set it aside.
  • Add the onions to the skillet and sauté for 6-7 minutes until they have softened and are just beginning to caramelize. Stir in the garlic and green peppers and cook for 1minute until the garlic is fragrant.
  • Add the pinto beans, great northern beans, baked beans, red kidney beans, ketchup, maple syrup, hot sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, apple cider vinegar, smoked paprika, black pepper, and cooked bacon.
  • Stir to combine and transfer the bbq beans to a 9x13 baking pan, cover it with aluminum foil, and bake, covered with foil, for one hour. Remove the foil and bake the bbq beans for another 10 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Serving: 240gCalories: 379kcalCarbohydrates: 48.32gProtein: 12.38gFat: 15.85gSaturated Fat: 5.21gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.71gMonounsaturated Fat: 6.73gTrans Fat: 0.05gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 694mgPotassium: 596mgFiber: 6.5gSugar: 26.26gVitamin A: 610IUVitamin C: 24.7mgCalcium: 93mgIron: 1.81mg
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