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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!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baked beans, beans, easy side dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
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