Smoked Baked beans-Pan Backed beans

Smoked Baked Beans The Taste Will Have You Coming Back

Today we are going to bring you a Smoked Baked Beans recipe that my family has found amazing. Baked beans on smoker is a really easy dish to make and has great flavor.

I have had what I thought was BBQ baked beans before, but it was not until I made this smoked baked beans recipe on the smoker that I found out, I was missing something.

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Smoked Baked Beans

The taste will have you coming back for seconds. Baked beans have always been a favorite side dish. Now it has become a requested side dish.

This is an easy recipe for baked beans with bacon. It is easy to do and with little prep time. You could probably learn to adjust the cooking time if you were in a hurry. I always cook it with whatever I am smoking. So it’s just easier to cook at 225° F for 4 hours. I have done it once at 275° F for 3 hours and it turned out good as well.

Let’s Begin

First lets grab something to Cook it in. I use a 12-inch Cast iron skillet but feel free to use what you want. Disposable aluminum foil pans work great to and are cheap.

Second, let’s grab a large can of Van Camp’s Pork and Beans (28 oz) or you can use 2 of the regular size (15oz) cans if that’s what you have. Then I Grab a can of Chili Beans (15oz) generic brand or whatever you prefer. Add them both into the skillet.

Third I grab a medium to large-sized red onion (yellow will work as well). Only need half of it though. Cut up half the onion into smaller pieces and add to the skillet.

Forth I add 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/8 cup Molasses. Then about 1/4 cup of yellow Mustard.

Fifth I like to make sure it’s all Mixed together real good. I just stir it together with a large spoon.

Sixth I add 6 oz of coca cola. It will fizz some but just mix it all together again.

Lastly, take 1/2 pound of Bacon( I use bacon ends and pieces that the wife gets from the store). but most common will just be a package of bacon. It doesn’t matter I would just cut it down to bite sized pieces and place it on top of the mixture.

I have seen some people like to mix it into the beans. I just like to place it on top so the bacon cooks more evenly and the fat renders down a bit better.

I then place it in the smoker at 225 degrees F for 4 hours. I am always cooking these with something else.

baked beans on smoker

I normally try to time it so whatever I am cooking along with the Smoked Baked Beans gets done around the same time.

Smoked Baked Beans Ingredients

  • 1 PACK BACON (need 1/2 pound)
  • 1/4 CUP BROWN SUGAR
  • 1 COCA COLA, CAN (6 oz)
  • 1 CAN CHILLI BEANS (15oz)
  • 1/8 CUP MOLASSES
  • 1 CANS PORK AND BEANS(28oz) (or 2 15oz cans)
  • 1 RED(or Yellow) ONION, CHOPPED(only need to use half the onion)
  • 1/4 CUP YELLOW MUSTARD

Experiment

This is what I have settled on but feel free to change it if you like bacon add a little more bacon. If you like lots of onions add the whole onion. I have done it both ways and it still tastes great.

Disclaimer

This is not my recipe

It is one I found on the Pit Boss website. I just modified it to my liking.

It is just the one that everyone has liked the best(including me)

Enjoy

I hope You try it and enjoy it as much as I. If you do want to try it or do try it let me Know. I look forward to your comments and questions

Dave

Smoked Baked beans-Pan Backed beans

Smoked Baked Beans

This is a easy Smoked baked beans recipe that will have you wanting more with every bit
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Resting time 0 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people
Calories 320 kcal

Equipment

  • Cast Iron Skillet
  • Large disposable aluminum baking pan

Ingredients
  

  • ½ pound Bacon
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar
  • 6 oz Coca Cola
  • 1 15 oz Can of Chilli Beans
  • 1 28 oz Can of Pork and Beans Can use 2 small (15 oz) cans
  • ½ Med to large Red onion Yellow onion works as well
  • ⅛ cup Molasses
  • ¼ Yellow Mustard

Instructions
 

  • Grab something to Cook in. I use a 12-inch Cast iron skillet but feel free to use what you want. Disposable aluminum foil pans work great to and are cheap.
    smoked baked beans-12 inch cast iron skillet
  • Grab a large can of Van Camp’s Pork and Beans (28 oz) or you can use 2 of the regular size (15oz) cans if that’s what you have.
    Smoked baked beans-Can Baked Beans
  • Then Grab a can of Chili Beans (15oz) generic brand or whatever you prefer. Add them both into the skillet.
    smoked baked beans-can of mixed beans
  • Add 1/4 cup brown sugar
    Smoked baked beans-1/4 cup brown sugar
  • Add 1/8 cup Molasses.
    Smoked baked beans-Molasses
  • Add 1/4 cup of yellow Mustard.
    Smoked baked beans-1/4 cup yellow mustard
  • Add 6 oz of coca cola. It will fizz some but just mix it all together again
    Smoked baked beans-Beans fizzing after adding 6 oz of coca cola
  • Take 1/2 pound of Bacon( I use bacon ends and pieces that the wife gets from the store).but most common will just be a package of bacon. It doesn’t matter I would just cut it down to bite sized pieces and place it on top of the mixture.
    Smoked baked beans-Adding bacon to beans
  • Place in Smoker at 225° for 4 hours. Leave uncovered
    Smoked Baked beans-Pan Backed beans

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Notes

For larger batches just double the recipe. Just adjust pan size accordingly
Keyword Smoked Baked Beans

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3 Comments

  1. Just want to share, we had lots of leftovers after a family get together. I spooned off the extra juice, then put in containers big enough for a meal, then placed them in the freezer. A couple of weeks later I used my first batch, it reheated and tasted just like the day they were made. Great for my busy schedule.

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