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Baked Beans

  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 1h 15m
  • Total Time: 1h 30m
  • Serves: 12 servings
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  • 1/2 lb bacon, diced
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can butter beans
  • 1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 c ketchup
  • 1/4 c molasses
  • 1 tsp. hot sauce
  • 2/3 c packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp. yellow mustard


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large cast iron skillet cook the bacon on medium high heat.
  3. Remove the bacon and let cool.
  4. Drain half the fat, then add the onion to the skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes or until it just begins to caramelize.
  5. Add in the garlic and bell pepper and cook an additional 30 seconds, stirring well.
  6. In a large mixing bowl add the bacon, onions, garlic and the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  7. Pour the beans into a 9x13-inch pan and bake, covered with foil, for one hour.
  8. Uncover and bake for an additional ten minutes.