Bebop Baked Beans

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Timeless baked beans are still favorites at picnics and casual gatherings, just like they were back in the '50s. For my theme party, I jazzed up canned pork and beans with bacon, green pepper and barbecue sauce. It's a simple recipe with down-home taste. -Judy Nix, Toccoa, Georgia

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 bacon strips, diced

  • ½ cup chopped green pepper

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans pork and beans

  • cup hickory smoke flavored barbeque sauce

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard

Directions

  1. In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. Saute green pepper in drippings until tender. Drain one can of beans. In a bowl, combine both cans of beans, barbecue sauce, brown sugar, mustard and green pepper.

  2. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until bubbly and heated through. Sprinkle with bacon.