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Ranch Beans

Rated as 4.18 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is served at all of our barbecues. It seems most people who live here like spicy flavorful food, and this fits the bill just right."
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Ingredients

3 h 5 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Place beans in a Dutch oven or soup kettle; add water to cover by 2 in. Bring to a boil; boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain, discarding liquid. Return beans to pan; add 1 qt. water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until beans are tender. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 1-1/2 hours longer.

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Most helpful positive review

My husband does not like "sweet" beans. He likes Ranch style with his BBQ. This recipe worked for me. I've made it twice. 1st time as is and 2nd time (today) I used white beans instead of pi...

Most helpful critical review

Beans were cooked perfectly but they were HOT & spicy. even after leaving out crushed red pepper flakes and cutting down on the chili powder. We like ranch BBQ beans so I added 1/2 cup BBQ sauce...

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My husband does not like "sweet" beans. He likes Ranch style with his BBQ. This recipe worked for me. I've made it twice. 1st time as is and 2nd time (today) I used white beans instead of pi...

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We liked these a lot!.. I followed directions but had to substitute 1/4 tsp. cayenne for the red pepper flakes since It's what I had. I added 1/2 cup of BBQ sauce and 1T mustard!.. Delicious. ...

This recipe is great!! Even my kids love it. I changed it by adding a 1/4 lb black beans and a 1/4 lb great northern in addition to the 1/2 lb pinto. I did soak the additional beans overnight...

A delicious vegetarian option. I used a pressure cooker for 8 minutes and in the first step I added half an onion, two split garlic cloves and a handful of cilantro- which I fished out before c...

Good beans!!! After the first 1 1/4 hours of cooking they looked pretty dry. Maybe I need a tighter lid. I added 2 more cups of water for the last simmer. I used chipotle chili powder. Excellent...

Beans were cooked perfectly but they were HOT & spicy. even after leaving out crushed red pepper flakes and cutting down on the chili powder. We like ranch BBQ beans so I added 1/2 cup BBQ sauce...

These were very good. I do not care for sweet beans so these made a nice change. I used chipotle powder instead of chili powder and it was great. Thanks for the recipe.

Well, I've made these twice now, as I thought the first time I made a mistake because they weren't very good. Made them again today, followed the recipe to a tee and still no one liked them. S...