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These easy baked beans with bacon are perfect side dish for summer grilling or neighborhood get-togethers. With just six ingredients, it’s a simple recipe that everyone will love.
We love getting together with friends in the summer and when we do, it usually involves lots of food and summer cocktails! Whether we’re making grill recipes or it’s a potluck, you can never go wrong with easy summer recipes like broccoli salad or baked beans with bacon.
It’s a great recipe because it pretty much goes with everything, from hot dogs to bbq pulled pork. Plus, you can never go wrong with easy side dishes like this.
How Can I Make Canned Beans Taste Better
The beauty of this baked bean recipe is that you don’t have to start completely from scratch (which is great for those of us without a lot of extra time on our hands)! I’m all about the easy recipes and this one uses canned beans, which saves a lot of time and energy.
Plus, with just a few simple ingredients, you’ll can add all kinds of extra flavor. These are seriously the best baked beans and it’s a great way to feed lots of people when you don’t have a ton of extra time to spend in the kitchen.
How To Make Baked Beans With Bacon
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350°. Drain beans, then pour them into a mixing bowl.
Step 2: Take your cooked bacon and cut into small pieces. Then add the bacon pieces, red onion, ketchup, yellow mustard, brown sugar, salt and pepper. For extra bacon flavor, you can add a a little of your leftover bacon fat.
Step 3: Mix well, then transfer beans into a cast iron skillet or baking pan.
Step 4: Place into the preheated oven for 15 minutes and serve hot.
You can even whip up this summer BBQ staple the night before, store in an airtight container and throw it in the oven just before you’re ready to serve. If you have lots of people to serve, just pick up an extra can of beans and double the recipe.
What to eat with baked beans?
Baked beans with bacon go with so many things! Here are a few examples:
- BBQ Pulled Pork
- Hot dogs
Looking for more side dishes to serve at your get-together? Try one of these delicious recipes:
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- Drain juice from the can and pour the beans into a medium size mixing bowl.
- Cut the crispy bacon into small pieces and add to the beans.
- Next, add diced onion, ketchup, mustard, brown sugar, salt and pepper to the beans
- Mix well and pour into a cast iron or baking dish.
- Bake for 15 minutes and serve hot.
If you like your baked beans on the spicy side, try adding a little chili powder or cayenne pepper.