Beth's Arkansas Bbq Beans Recipe

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Beth's Arkansas BBQ Beans

Elizabeth Wallen


I make this every time we cook out it's a big hit at my house my friends and family love it! It's a great side dish with hamburgers,hot dogs and Steaks.It's also just good to eat by itself.

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5 to 10


50 Min


2 Hr


Slow Cooker Crock Pot


1 1/2 lb
ground beef ground chuck
3 can(s)
3 lg cans of van de kamp hickory bacon bake beans
2 can(s)
2 lg cans of van de kamp regular baked beans
1 lb
1 bottle
k c masterpiece honey bbq sauce 18oz
1 1/2 c
light brown sugar
1 large
green bell pepper
1 medium
white onion
3 can(s)
del monte diced garlic and onion tomatoes 14.5 oz
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tsp
garlic power

Directions Step-By-Step

In a 5 or 6 Quart Crock Pot combine beans,BBQ sauce,brown sugar,and caned tomatoes with the juice and stir.Set crock pot on the high setting.I have a 5 quart crock pot and it fills it to the top after all ingredients are combined.
While crock pot is heating with other ingredients,cook bacon till crispy but not burnt once done remove from skillet and crumble add this to the crock pot and stir.
Leaving some of the bacon grease in the skillet brown your ground beef i use ground chuck with a little salt and pepper till done.Remove and drain off extra grease and add to crock pot and stir.
In another skillet add 2 Tbs of butter or margarine and let melt add your chopped up bell pepper and onion with a dash of garlic powder and salt and pepper cook until soft and onions are translucent in color and caramelized. Pour into crock pot and stir.
Once all ingredients are combined in the crock pot, cook on high for about 2 hours stir every so often until beans are nice and hot all the way through.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #beans, #BBQ, #Arkansas