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5 from 3 votes

Beef & Bacon Baked Beans (aka Cowboy Beans)

Author: Kristin

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound bacon diced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1-28 ounce can Van de Kamps Pork & Beans
  • 1-15 ounce can beans any kind, or a blend
  • 1 tablespoon Liquid Smoke
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1-18 ounce bottle of your favorite barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Heat a 5 quart dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add a tablespoon of olive oil and heat for one minute. Add ground beef, bacon, garlic and onion. Stir, cooking until ground beef is no longer pink. Drain most of the liquid from the pan.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir. Cover dutch oven and bake beans in a 350 degree oven for about 45 minutes.