Four kinds of beans are covered in barbecue sauce and baked in the oven in this simple and delectable recipe that makes an awesome party food. Make this for your next barbecue, outdoor, or tailgate party. It’s delicious and fun and can be prepared ahead of time. It’s delicious with hotdogs and grilled meats or seafood, and chilled beer. Barbecue baked beans best recipes also make a delicious topping to hotdogs and hotdog buns. You can also top it over rice or use it as a scrumptious dip for nachos, tacos or chips.
In this healthy dinner recipe, canned dark red kidney beans, canned lima beans, canned butter beans, and canned pork and beans are combined together to create the ultimate beans meat recipes dish. Ketchup, mustard, brown sugar and vinegar are mixed together to make a sweet and tangy barbecue sauce that is used to flavor the beans and bring it to harmony. Bacon and onions are also added to the dish to give it a savory and lip-smacking flavor.
Ingredients: 8 slices bacon, 2 medium onions, 1 can (15 oz.) dark red kidney beans, drained, 1 can (15 oz.) lima beans, drained, 1 can (15 oz.) butter beans, drained, 1 can (15 oz.) pork and beans, 1 cup light brown sugar, 1 cup ketchup, 2 tbsp. dry mustard, 2 tbsp. white vinegar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut bacon into 1-inch pieces. Chop onion. Sauté bacon and onion together in a large skillet until bacon is transparent, 5-10 minutes. While bacon is cooking, mix beans together in a bowl and pour into a greased casserole dish. In a small bowl, mix together sugar, ketchup, mustard and vinegar. When bacon is cooked, pour bacon and onions over top of beans in casserole dish. Cover with ketchup mix. Bake, uncovered, 1 1/2 hours.
The various colors of the beans make a wonderful presentation. Red, green, yellow and pink make an attractive looking dish that is even more alluring to eat. If you are celebrating a sports event, this is a great dish that allows you to represent various team colors in one. What’s also great about this dish is that it can be easily contained and won’t make much of a mess. You can easily reheat it if needed but it can also be enjoyable lukewarm or at room temperature. If you are going for a Mexican themed party or meal, wrap barbecue baked beans in pita bread together with some flavored and spiced rice and lettuce for a fun twist to burritos. Add some chili sauce or chili peppers to the mix for something hot and spicy.