Smokey Baked Beans

These aren’t your regular baked beans. They’re smokey and packed full of flavors that leaves everyone wanting more + they include a handful of vegetables so basically they are extremely healthy, right? *sarcasm* These are the perfect side dish for a family cookout, Super Bowl party or any get together!

Heads up: it makes a lot and everyone will be asking you for the recipe.

Recipe adapted from The Pioneer Woman

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Smokey Baked Beans

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Side Dish


  • 4 cans pork and beans 28 oz each
  • 1 package bacon
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 jalapeno diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobe sauce chopped
  • 1 cup barbeque sauce of choice
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 4 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tbsp liquid smoke
  • 1 tbsp dried yellow mustard powder


  • Preheat the oven to 325° F.
  • Take 4 pieces of bacon and chop into bite size pieces. Heat a large skillet to medium heat and fry the bacon until about half way cooked.
  • Add onions, peppers, garlic and jalapeños. Saute until tender, 5-7 minutes.
  • Add all remaining ingredients except for the beans to the skillet and bring to a simmer.
  • Stir in beans.
  • Transfer beans to a large oven safe regtangular pan (or keep in skillet if it is oven safe).
  • If desired, place remaining uncooked pieces of bacon on top of beans. You can leave in strips or cut into smaller pieces.
  • Add beans to 325° oven and cook for at least two hours, or until they are bubbly and sauve is a thick consistency.
  • Remove from oven and let sit for 10-20 minutes before serving.

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