I am baked bean obsessed. To say the least. Itâ€™s not uncommon for me to buy a can and then eat them everyday for a week straight. I eat them plain, on roasted sweet potatoes, on toast, pretty much any way you can imagine. But Iâ€™ve never made my own until recently.
Granted, this recipe starts out with a can of pork & beans but stillâ€¦ I made them, right?
I usually buy the super sweet Bushâ€™s beans with maple syrup so this recipe was quite a change. Itâ€™s not sweet at all but itâ€™s so delicious! If you wanted to take this to a large cookout, itâ€™s very easy to double â€“ double everything but the soup mix.
- 1/2 pound ground beef, cooked
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 tablespoon white vinegar
- 1 package onion soup mix
- 1 (15 oz) can Van Camps pork & beans
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 pound bacon, cooked
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Combine ground beef, water, white vinegar, onion soup mix, pork & beans, ketchup, brown sugar, mustard, and garlic. Stir well and pour into an 8 x 8 inch baking dish. Top with bacon and cover with aluminum foil.
- Bake, covered, for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 15 minutes.
adapted from Kevin and Amanda