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Rita's Baked Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Dawkins
Added: Monday, November 2, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6-8 strips of bacon cut into 1/2 inch squares
1/2 medium onion, diced
1/2 bell pepper, diced
1-2 Jalapeno Peppers diced ( I use just 1/2 pepper)
(1) 55 0z. can baked beans
(1) 8 oz can of pineapple chunks, drained
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup ketchup
1/2 to 1 tbsp dry mustard (I use 1 tsp.)

Directions:
Directions:
Saute bacon pieces in pan until crispy and remove from pan with a slotted spoon. Saute onion, bell pepper, and
jalapeno pepper until tender. In a mixing bowl combine beans, pineapple, brown sugar, ketchup and dry mustard. Stir in bacon pieces and vegetables. Add up to 1/2 cup extra ketchup if mixture seems dry. Pour into a 9x13 baking dish. Place into 350 preheated oven for 1 hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Since the jalapeno peppers and dry mustard are so hot, I reduced the amounts of each. It depends on your taste.
This dish can also be smoked for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Make sure the temp. of the baked beans reaches 160

 

 

 

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