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The Best Skillet Barbecue Baked Beans with Bacon Recipe Ever!

  • Author: Jamie Sanders
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 45 min to 1 hour

Description

The best Skillet Barbecue Baked Beans with Bacon Recipe EVER! – Bonus: you can make these beans in the oven or over the campfire. (campfire beans recipe)


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Ingredients

  •  5 slices Wright Hickory Smoked Bacon
  • 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 15 oz can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 oz can light red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 oz can navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups high-quality barbecue sauce (I use Stubb’s BBQ sauce)

Instructions

Stove/oven:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a 12 inch oven safe skillet or dutch oven, cook bacon til crisp.
  3. Remove bacon, keeping drippings in skillet. Add onion and pepper to skillet and cook until browned. (about 4 minutes.)
  4. Add beans and barbecue sauce to skillet and stir til ingredients are combined.
  5. Break bacon in half and add to skillet.  Gently stir bacon into the mix until covered with sauce and beans.
  6. Bake in oven 20 to 25 minutes.,

Campfire instructions:

  1. In a 12 inch cast iron skillet with a lid or dutch oven, cook bacon til crisp.
  2. Remove bacon, keeping drippings in skillet. Add onion and pepper to skillet and cook until browned. (about 4 minutes.)
  3. Add beans and barbecue sauce to skillet and stir til ingredients are combined.
  4. Break bacon in half and add to skillet. Gently stir bacon into mix until covered with sauce and beans.
  5. Bring beans to a low boil, then cover with lid and move to low heat area of the campfire.  Simmer about 45 minutes, checking beans occasionally and add a bit of water if beans are looking too dry.

Enjoy!


Notes

Note:  You can make this recipe ahead of time and finish the last step over your campfire!