These are great and easy baked beans! I used a 55 oz. can of Bush's Homestyle baked beans and cooked the whole thing in my dutch oven.
Spicy Baked Beans
Making baked beans from scratch is a noble but time-consuming effort. We offer a simpler alternative with dressed-up store-bought beans, featuring bacon, onion, chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, smoked paprika, and cumin. This dish is a good accompaniment to grilled burgers, hot dogs, and sausages.
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1 Hour, 30 Minutes
- Calories: 477
- Calories from fat: 36%
- Protein: 14g
- Fat: 19g
- Saturated fat: 6.4g
- Carbohydrate: 63g
- Fiber: 11g
- Sodium: 1325mg
- Cholesterol: 21mg
- 7 ounces bacon, diced
- 1 large onion, finely chopped
- 2 cans (28 oz. each) barbecue-flavor baked beans, such as Bush's
- 1/4 cup bottled chili sauce (see Notes)
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire
- 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
- 1 1/2 tablespoons smoked paprika (see Notes)
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- Kosher salt (optional)
- 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 2 1/2- to 3-qt. baking dish.
- 2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until beginning to brown but still limp. Stir in onion and cook until onion is soft and translucent and bacon is crisp, about 5 minutes more. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish. Add baked beans, chili sauce, Worcestershire, mustard, paprika, and cumin. Stir, taste to check seasonings, and add salt if you like.
- 3. Bake beans, uncovered, until bubbly throughout with a bit of browned crust around the edges of dish, about 45 minutes. Serve hot.
- Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
Chili sauce, such as Heinz brand, is sold in ketchup-style bottles in the supermarket condiment aisle. Smoked paprika from Spain (pimentón) is sold at gourmet grocery stores.
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