Bootlegger Beans

Bootlegger Beans Recipe

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Janna Hogan


I got this recipe from a Heloise column back in the 70's! I make it so often. My husband loves these and so do I.


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15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 can(s)
    pork and beans
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar or splenda
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2-3 slice
    bacon, fried crisp and crumbled

How to Make Bootlegger Beans


  1. Fry bacon till crisp, remove from pan and crumble.
  2. Add onion and fry till slightly browned
  3. Add pork and beans and other ingredients. Cook till somewhat thickened.
  4. Add bacon and serve

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About Bootlegger Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #beans

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