3-Bean Baked Beans

Diane Atherton


Best barbeque beans!! Be sure to include these tasty beans on your menu for your next cookout, fish fry, or picnic. A wonderful side dish even if you are't cooking out.

Hope you enjoy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

8 to 10
10 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


  • 1/2 lb
    bulk pork sausage, i used hot (you can use hamburger meat if desired)
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    (15-oz) can of lima beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1
    (15-oz) can pork n beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1
    (15-oz) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 large
    bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 c
    barbecue sauce, your favorite
  • 2 Tbsp
    dark molasses
  • 2 tsp
    mustard, spicy brown (can use yellow mustard you prefer)
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 or 5 slice
    thick hickory smoked bacon (or bacon you prefer)

How to Make 3-Bean Baked Beans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9 x 9 casserole dish or a 2 1/2 quart casserole dish. I spray with PAM.
  2. Cook sausage and onion in a pan over medium heat until meat crumbles and is no longer pink; drain and stir in remaining ingredients except for bacon.
  3. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish and top with sliced bacon strips.
  4. Bake uncovered on middle rack for 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes, until bubbly and bacon is browned.

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About 3-Bean Baked Beans

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

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