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Baked Beans Recipe

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- 1 Tbls Butter, or as needed
- 2 Tbls Vegetable Oil
- 1 Red Onion
- 2 cloves Garlic - minced
- 1 lb Bacon, diced
- 1 Red Bell Pepper
- 3 Jalapeno Pepper - minced
- 1 cup Beer or to taste
- 1 cup Barbecue sauce
- 1 cup Brown Sugar
- 1/4 cup mollasses
- 6 cups cooked Beans - Pinto, Kidney, Navy, use one type or combination, your call
- Pinch Salt & fresh ground Black Pepper to taste

- Preheat oven to 375º
- *Grease 9X13 baking dish w 1 Tbls butter
*If you have a 12", deep dish, oven safe skillet (Dutch oven), ditch the baking dish and cook it all in the skillet
- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat
- Saute onions & garlic in hot oil until onion begins to softened, 5-7 minutes
- Add bacon, bell and jalapeño peppers; cook and stir until bacon is browned, 7-10 minutes more
- Stir beer, barbecue sauce, brown sugar, and molasses together in a large bowl
- Add pinto beans and bacon mixture; season with salt & pepper
- Pour beans into baking dish, or.....
- Bake, uncovered until bubbling and browned, about 45 minutes

*Make it a meal - Add BBQ Hot Dogs, Smoked Sausage, Sautéd Hamburger

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Preparation Time:
15 min prep, 45 cook - 60 minutes (add 30-40 minutes to cook beans)
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can use canned Baked beans if short on time (or LAZY) but you will sacrifice taste, texture and health benefits.....get it? plan ahead and USE DRY BEANS!
- Michael note - make sure to COOK the beans first :-)




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