BBQ crockpot beans

1
Gloria Bernal

By
@mzglorybe

The perfect summer recipe for picnics, reunions or summer parties. I'm always asked for the recipe, men especially love these. I always double this recipe as it goes fast.

These can be made in a crockpot slowly, or if time is a factor, on the stove, in about 1-1/2 hrs. Use a heavy dutch oven type pan.

Note: do not eliminate the instant coffee or liquid smoke. They are essential to the rich taste of these beans.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
6 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 medium
    diced onion
  • 1 can(s)
    red beans - or kidney (15 oz size)
  • 2 can(s)
    pork n beans (15 oz) or one large can
  • 1/2 c
    ketchup
  • 1/4 c
    prepared mustard
  • 2/3 c
    brown sugar (light or dark)
  • 2 Tbsp
    instant coffee granules
  • 1 Tbsp
    liquid smoke
  • 6 slice
    cooked bacon, crumbled for topping

How to Make BBQ crockpot beans

Step-by-Step

  1. In large frying pan, brown ground beef and onion, drain.

    In large crock-pot assemble remaining ingredients, except optional bacon. Add drained meat/onion mixture and leave on low 7-8 hours. Mixture will thicken as it cools. The longer you cook, the thicker the consistency. If cooking on stove-top, cover after bringing it to a bubbling simmer, set flame to low and cook about 1-1/2 hours.
  2. I keep this on low in a crock pot, crumbling the bacon on top just before serving.

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About BBQ crockpot beans

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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