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The Ultimate Easy BBQ Baked Beans

The Ultimate Easy BBQ Baked Beans: These easy baked beans are so flavorful and delicious, not to mention easy to make. They are the ultimate side dish, and an excellent addition to summer barbecues and parties. These BBQ baked beans are a family favorite.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bbq, easy baked beans
Servings: 12
Calories: 349kcal
Author: Rachael Yerkes


  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion finely chopped
  • 1 pound hot Italian sausage
  • 1 red bell pepper cored, seeded, and finely chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cored, seeded, and finely chopped
  • 1 can pork and beans 16 ounces
  • 1 can Bush's Original Baked Beans 24 ounces
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 Tbs whole grain or dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbs spicy brown mustard
  • 2 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 Tbs molasses
  • 4 Tbs brown sugar
  • 8 slices bacon cooked until crispy


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a large heavy bottom Dutch Ovenadd 1 Tbs olive oil, and the onions, after 3-5 minutes add in Italian sausage.
  • Brown the Italian sausage, and when half done, add in the bell peppers.
  • Cook until sausage is fully browned, and veggies are soft.
  • Drain meat mixture.
  • Add the beans, barbecue sauce, ketchup, mustard, other mustard, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, chili powder, molasses and brown sugar to the sausage and onions and peppers.
  • Simmer mixture for 5 minutes.
  • Pour mixture into a baking dish.
  • Cook bacon until nice and crispy.
  • Sprinkle the bacon pieces over the top of the bean mixture.
  • Cover and cook for 40-45 minutes.
  • After 45 minutes, remove the foil and continue to bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Let sit for a few minutes, and then serve.


Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 1084mg | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 34.2mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2.2mg