Cowboy Beans are a great side, main course or even appetizer for potlucks and parties. Made with beans, ground beef, bacon in a rich and flavorful sauce.
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: cowboy beans
28ouncecan Van Kamps Pork & Beans
15ouncecan beansany kind, or a blend
18ouncebottle of your favorite barbecue sauce
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Heat a 5 quart dutch oven or other oven safe, heavy bottomed pot 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.