Bunkhouse Beans

5
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. Test Kitchen Avatar 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!

Printable Recipe Card

About Bunkhouse Beans

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



Show 52 Comments & Reviews

27 New Salmon Recipes to Try

27 New Salmon Recipes to Try


Salmon is one of our favorite types of fish. Not only is it a great source of protein, but it’s also high in vitamins, helps regulate hormones, and protects brain health. Delicious, healthy and versatile, we love grilled, air-fried, baked, and sautéed salmon for dinner. Whether it is on top of a salad or served […]

20 Spring Salad Recipes

20 Spring Salad Recipes


Fresh, bright, and bursting with flavor, these springtime salads are healthy and delicious. Using seasonal ingredients, these spring salads are full of asparagus, radishes, peas, avocados, berries, lemon, and mint – making for one tasty side dish or main meal. Who knew we would love salads so much? Get ready to Pinch these spring salads!

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes


Guacamole and chips just taste a little better with a margarita. Sitting on the back patio on a warm day is a tad more relaxing sipping on a frozen margarita. They are traditionally made with tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. One reason we love margaritas, though, is you can adjust ingredients to suit your […]