Friday, May 24, 2013

Baked Pork and Bean Casserole

Here's a recipe using the humble can of pork and beans, adding a few simple ingredients and baking it all together into a tasty baked bean casserole.
Ingredients: (serves 8-10 as a side dish)
  • 10 slices bacon, fried and crumbles
  • 1 cup yellow onion, finely dices
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, finely dices
  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup yellow mustard
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 - 15oz cans pork and beans, with sauce
  1. Fry bacon until lightly crisp. Remove from pan and chop into small pieces. Place in a large casserole dish. Discard 1/2 the fat in the pan.
  2. In the remaining bacon fat saute onions and red pepper until they just begin to brown. Remove from the heat and add to the casserole with bacon.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to the casserole except the beans. Stir well.
  4. Add beans to the casserole and stir to mix well.
  5. Bake uncovered in 350ยบ oven for 45 minutes. Stir mixture half way through baking. Serve hot.


  1. Mmmmm...this yells summer BBQ potluck idea to me! :)Thanks for sharing!

  2. Yum - always a great side for a BBQ.

  3. Mmmm.. I am now in my seventies but can remember coming home from school to the wonderful aroma of beans simmering on the back of the old wood-fired stove and fresh bread on the kitchen table. Simple but healthy food for the body and soul.

  4. Baked beans are so good winter or summer. Try adding some chopped apple and golden raisins.

  5. oho very test dish ....

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  6. this sounds really good, thanks for sharing this recipe.