Bunkhouse Beans

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Shay Driver

By
@adriver

My mom found the original version of this recipe in a cooking magazine when I was in high school. It has always been a favorite of my entire family, and--over the years--I have amended the recipe to my personal tastes, and made it more simple by using a crock pot. The wonderful part of this recipe is that it is so effortless and tastes and feels great on a cold day! Also great as an easy meal for breakfast:)

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Who's ready for a cookout?! These beans are killer and the perfect pick for your next picnic. We used Kielbasa and wouldn't have changed a thing. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
6 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    salsa
  • 2/3 c
    bbq sauce
  • 1
    whole sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 can(s)
    pork and beans (28 oz, each)
  • 1 can(s)
    chili beans (15 oz.)
  • 1 can(s)
    black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4
    sausage links, kielbasa, bacon (cooked and drained), or other meat of choice
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, chopped, optional (for those who like it spicy)
  • 2/3 c
    brown sugar, optional (for those who like their baked beans on the sweeter side)

How to Make Bunkhouse Beans

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker, stir to combine, set on low or slow cook option for 6-8 hours stirring occasionally (if you are able). When mixture has thickened and is hot and bubbly, it is ready to eat!
    This is great as a side for burgers, but hearty enough to be a main dish by itself. Enjoy!

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About Bunkhouse Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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