Turn bland, canned beans into homemade in less than 30 minutes! These baked beans are super easy to make, delicious, and go with just about anything from ham to barbecue!
This recipe has a ton of flavor from the onions and bell peppers, as well as the sweet, spicy and tangy sauce! You can make these as mild or spicy as you prefer and it’s great for a large gathering. Make this recipe on the stove-top, oven, or slow-cooker.
What Kind of Beans Should I Use?
Navy beans that have been rinsed and drained work best in this recipe. Other options include buying already seasoned baked beans (in some kind of barbecue sauce) and then adding the chopped onion and bell pepper.
Can I Make Baked Beans in a Slow Cooker?
Yes! Just add the drained navy beans, to the slow cooker with a little bit of water; combine the sauce, onions and bell peppers in a large bowl, then pour the mixture into the slow cooker for about 2 hours on low.
What Can I Substitute for Maple Syrup?
If you need a substitute for Maple syrup, try using honey, table syrup (from a jar) or agave nectar.
Sweet, tangy, spicy baked beans go perfect with your Easter ham or barbecue!
- 4 15 oz. cans navy beans rinsed and drained
- 2 cups sweet yellow onion chopped
- 2 large green bell peppers chopped
- 2 T dry mustard
- 2 cups barbecue sauce
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
Preheat oven to 350
Rinse and drain beans
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, folding the beans in last
Bake uncovered for 25-30 minutes
Depending upon your preference, these baked beans can be tangy, sweet or spicy. For a sweeter flavor, use a sweet-based barbecue sauce and only 1 tablespoon of dried mustard. For a more tangy flavor, use an "original-flavored" barbecue sauce and add 3 tablespoons of dried mustard. To increase the heat or spice of the recipe, add 1 tablespoon of white ground pepper.
You might want to whip up a batch of Foolproof Oven Baked Ribs, too!