Barbecue Beans

Rosette Rooney


The use of bacon fat in this recipe is essential - would be flat without it. You can make those canned generic beans become 'special' with these additions. I am always asked to bring these to a barbecue. Enjoy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
45 Min


  • 2 can(s)
    pork and beans
  • 1/2 large
    yellow onion
  • 1/5 lb
  • 2 Tbsp
    liquid hickory smoke
  • 6 Tbsp
    brown sugar, firmly packed

How to Make Barbecue Beans


  1. Cut bacon into little pieces and saute until lightly browned. Do Not discard grease.
  2. Dice onion and add to pan with bacon and fat. Saute lightly until onions are translucent, but not browned.
  3. Add the beans, the brown sugar and liquid smoke to pot. Stir to combine. Let cook over medium low fire for about 30 minutes. Serve and enjoy.

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About Barbecue Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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