This is one of our best baked beans recipe that we used for in our family for decades. And now you too can make them for your next get together.

Best Baked Beans Recipe

This is one of our best baked beans recipe that we used for in our family for decades. And now you too can make them for your next get together.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baked beans, side dish, southern
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Author Mary

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 pound center-cut thick bacon cut into 1" pieces
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1 teaspoon brown mustard
  • 15 oz dark kidney beans drained
  • 15 oz butter beans drained
  • 30 oz pork and beans undrained
  • 1 TBS white vinegar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Sauté onion in olive oil over medium high heat until it starts to soften.
  3. Add 1 pound center-cut bacon and cook until crispy.
  4. With a vented spoon, remove bacon and onions from pan and place on folded paper towels.
  5. Blot with extra paper towels to remove as excess fat.
  6. Add ketchup, sugar, brown sugar, white vinegar and mustard to a large oven-proof dish.
  7. Add drained kidney and butter beans along with undrained pork and beans.
  8. Add bacon and onions to bean mixture. Stir well to combine.
  9. Bake uncovered at 350° for 45 minutes.