Dr Bill's Barbecue Beans
Perfect for a backyard barbecue meal, these beans are sure to please.
8 ounces bacon, diced (about 8 slices)
1 medium sweet onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup purchased barbecue sauce
1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup light corn syrup
3 (28-ounce) cans pork and beans, drained
2/3 cup dark beer (or apple juice)
- In large skiller, fry bacon until lightly browned; remove extra fat from pan and discard.
- Stir onion and bell peppers into skillet and sauté until vegetables are tender, about 3 to 4 minutes.
- In 4-quart baking dish, stir together bacon, vegetables and remaining ingredients.
- Cover and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 45 to 60 minutes, until heated through.
Makes 12 to 16 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.