Not for the health conscious, but a huge hit with the men in my family while watching football on Sundays. Even better with onions and peppers, but this is the tried-and-true version. Enjoy!


Recipe Summary

15 mins
10 hrs 10 mins
10 hrs 25 mins
12 servings


Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir baked beans, kidney beans, cannellini beans, barbeque sauce, and brown sugar together in a large bowl.

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef, sweet Italian sausage, and hot Italian sausage in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; pour meat mixture into a slow cooker. Cook and stir kielbasa in the same skillet over medium-high heat until browned, 5 to 7 minutes; add to slow cooker. Top meats with chopped bacon.

  • Pour bean mixture over meats in the slow cooker and stir to combine.

  • Cook on Low for 10 to 12 hours.

Nutrition Facts

789 calories; protein 34.9g 70% DV; carbohydrates 49.1g 16% DV; fat 51.4g 79% DV; cholesterol 130.4mg 44% DV; sodium 1830.2mg 73% DV. Full Nutrition

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I had high hopes for this recipe however I can t recommend it. Using Bush s baked beans and barbecue sauce gave it decidedly baked bean flavor. Even adding heat didn t change the flavor. I m going to make a more traditional chili with the meat choices. Great idea. Read More