Baked Texas Beans
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8-10 servings
This recipe is simple and delicious, and is a great alternative to chili!
  • 1 (6.3 oz) package fully cooked bacon
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 1 pound 93% lean ground beef
  • 1 (15.8 oz) can kidney beans, undrained
  • 1 (15.8 oz) can northern beans, undrained
  • 1 (28 oz) can original Bush’s Baked Beans, undrained
  • ½ (heaping) cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ (heaping) cup ketchup
  • 4 (heaping) teaspoons mustard
  1. Preheat the oven to 325° F.
  2. Dice the onion and the bacon into ¼” pieces. It doesn’t have to be precise – think of what size bacon you’d like on your spoon later!
  3. Place the beef and the diced onion into a large dutch oven and cook on medium heat until the onion is translucent and the beef is browned, about 10 minutes. Be sure to stir frequently to avoid burning.
  4. Once the beef is browned, add the bacon and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  5. After bacon is warmed, add all other ingredients to the pan. Stir well, and let simmer for 5-10 minutes to allow flavors to meld.
  6. If your dutch oven is oven-safe, place in the oven. If not, transfer the beans to an oven safe casserole dish before baking.
  7. Bake for 35-45 minutes. Enjoy while hot.
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