The maple syrup and sugar added a friendly sweetness and the barbecue seasoning a familiar tang, but kids still tend to joke about beans as much as eat them.
Melt margarine in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; sauté 4 minutes. Stir in ketchup and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Gets rave reviews everytime I make it - easy and yummy