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Baked Beans

Sweet, smoky baked beans are the best side dish for a backyard barbecue, but you'll love this baked beans recipe any time of year!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 45 minutes
Total Time2 hours
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked beans, beans, easy side dish
Servings: 12
Calories: 90kcal
Author: Kasey Schwartz


  • 8 slices of bacon diced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 3 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 22oz cans of baked beans
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • In a large saute pan, cook the bacon until crispy over medium heat. Remove using a slotted spoon and add the onion and bell pepper to the same pan. Cook until soft, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add remaining spices and sauces and stir to combine. Continue to cook for 3 minutes. Add the beans and season to taste, stirring frequently. Bring the mixture to a boil and turn off the heat.
  • Transfer to a 9x13 baking dish and bake for 1.5-2 hours, depending on desired consistency. Let the beans rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.


Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg