baked beans

Ingredients:

  • ½ lb. Thick-sliced bacon, diced
  • 1 large Onion, diced
  • 2 cans (4 oz) Green chilies
  • 1 Tbsp. Garlic, mnced
  • 2 cans (15 oz.) White navy beans
  • 2 cans (15 oz.) Red kidney beans
  • 1 cup Ketchup
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce (store bought)
  • 1/3 cup Brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Mustard

Preparation:

  • Rinse the beans in a colander under cold water for 1 minute.
  • Cook bacon in a large pot until crisp. Remove from pan and place on paper-towel-lined plate.  Discard all but about 2 Tablespoons of bacon drippings.  Add onion, chilies and garlic to the pot and cook over medium heat until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Add beans, ketchup, BBQ sauce, Worcestershire, and mustard to the pot.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cook until thick, about 30 minutes.
  • Season beans with salt and stir in bacon. Serve.
  • Makes 8-10 servings.