DR BILLS BARBECUE BEANS
8 ounces bacon, diced (about 8 slices)
1 medium sweet onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup purchased barbecue sauce
1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup light corn syrup
3 28-oz. cans pork and beans, drained
2/3 cup dark beer (or apple juice)
In large skillet, fry bacon until lightly browned; remove extra fat from pan and discard.
Stir onion and bell peppers into skillet and saute until vegetables are tender, about 3-4 minutes.
In 4-quart baking dish, stir together bacon, vegetables and remaining ingredients.
Cover and bake for 45-60 minutes, until heated through.
Perfect for a backyard BBQ meal, these beans are sure to please.
Calories 320 calories; Protein 8 grams; Fat 4 grams; Sodium 790 milligrams; Cholesterol 10 milligrams; Saturated Fat 1 grams; Carbohydrates 62 grams; Fiber 8 grams
Recipe courtesy of National Pork Board.
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