Baked Meaty Beans


This is a recipe that I made for my nephew's barbecue cookout. I received praise from everyone, even my mother. She always claims that I add too much to my cooking. I showed her.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 20 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 50 mins
20 servings


  • 1 pound thick cut bacon

  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • ½ pound sage pork sausage

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

  • 1 large onion, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • 1 cup dark brown sugar

  • 1 cup real maple syrup

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • ¼ cup prepared yellow mustard

  • ½ cup chipotle sauce

  • 1 (16 ounce) can baked beans

  • 1 (16 ounce) can kidney beans

  • 1 (16 ounce) can black beans

  • 1 (16 ounce) can pinto beans

  • 1 (16 ounce) can great Northern beans

  • 1 (16 ounce) can cannellini beans

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • salt to taste


  1. Place bacon in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat and cook until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.

  2. Place beef, sausage and garlic in Dutch oven and cook over medium-high heat until well done. Drain grease. Mix in onion and cook until tender. Stir in brown sugar, syrup, ketchup, mustard and chipotle sauce. Reduce heat to medium-low. Bring to a boil and cook 20 minutes, stirring often.

  3. Mix bacon, baked beans, kidney beans, black beans, pinto beans, great Northern beans and cannellini beans into Dutch oven. Continue cooking 20 minutes.

  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Season beans with chili powder and salt.

  5. Place Dutch oven on prepared baking sheet on lowest rack of preheated oven. Bake 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

326 Calories
9g Fat
46g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 326
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 968mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 491mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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