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Crock Pot Baked Beans – The Nation Cook dinner


These Crock Pot Baked Beans are really easy to make and serve! Pork and Beans mixed with brown sugar, mustard, BBQ sauce, onion and bacon.

A EASY CROCK POT BAKED BEAN RECIPE

We’re enormous baked bean lovers in my household. Every time we grill out in the summertime, we virtually at all times have beans as a aspect. Now, I’ve a fairly implausible (if I do say so myself) recipe for Southern Baked Beans. It’s my favourite bean recipe to make use of. However I bought fairly just a few emails from of us who like that recipe however wished one thing that was a bit simpler to make, didn’t contain so many components and didn’t use the oven. Whereas I really like my oven baked Southern Beans, I additionally perceive holding issues simple and never heating the home with the oven in the summertime. So, this recipe was created. Just some components, and it’s made within the crock pot!

A large serving bowl of Crock Pot Baked Beans with a spoon holding a scoop.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ’S)

Can I make these thicker?

In the event you like thicker baked beans, that’s not at all times how they prove once you use the Sluggish Cooker because the liquid doesn’t prepare dinner off prefer it does within the oven. However I’ve an answer which you could strive. You would do a cornstarch slurry of three Tablespoons of cornstarch whisked with 3 Tablespoons of water and add that to the beans, then activate excessive and stir and it ought to thicken up some.
I’ve seen some individuals additionally advocate taking the lid off and cooking on excessive to let the surplus moisture prepare dinner off. I don’t love that concept because it may trigger the beans to start out sticking to the underside in case you aren’t cautious.
You would additionally attempt to drain one of many cans of pork and beans, however I really feel such as you’d lose among the taste. So, this could be a final ditch effort for me. I’d use the slurry first after which if that didn’t work, subsequent time, perhaps I’d do that choice.

Can I exploit dry beans?

I’m utilizing canned pork and beans for this recipe as a result of it provides taste and liquid. You would actually use dry beans however I’ve not examined it with dry beans so can not inform you what different changes to make.

Gained’t the beans disintegrate within the sluggish cooker?

I suppose it you cooked them for 12 hours. However beans can maintain up properly in a sluggish cooker. Simply gently stir sometimes to ensure they don’t stick with the underside of the crock pot.

Can I make these with a smokier taste?

Sure! To get the completely different taste profile, it’s worthwhile to alter the bbq sauce alternative. I’d advocate you select a hickory barbecue sauce. That is my first alternative. In the event you don’t have an excellent bbq sauce to make use of then I’d add just a bit a splash of liquid smoke.

retailer leftover baked beans?

Leftover beans want to chill to room temperature earlier than you possibly can switch them to an hermetic container. Place the container within the fridge for as much as 3 days. You’ll be able to freeze them for as much as 4-5 months. Thaw them within the fridge in a single day earlier than reheating.

reheat the beans?

You would use your crock pot once more (that is the slowest choice.) Or you possibly can reheat them within the oven in a baking dish, on the stovetop in a saucepan, or in a microwave protected container within the microwave.

A spoon holding a scoop of Crock Pot Baked Beans over the rest of them.A spoon holding a scoop of Crock Pot Baked Beans over the rest of them.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)

  • pork and beans – you’ll find canned pork and beans the place the opposite canned beans are in your grocery retailer. Generally I can discover the bigger cans, typically I can solely discover the smaller cans.
  • diced onion – in case you choose, you possibly can prepare dinner these a bit first on the range high once you prepare dinner up the bacon. In the event you don’t like onion, simply go away it out.
  • barbecue sauce– that is the important thing to including probably the most taste. So, use a model that you simply love or strive utilizing my Home made BBQ Sauce.
  • brown sugar– I used gentle brown sugar, however you should use darkish brown sugar if you’d like extra molasses taste. Each choices are very, excellent.
  • yellow mustard– That little little bit of mustard is nothing you possibly can truly style however supplies a depth of taste.
  • cooked bacon – I believe with this recipe, it’s good to fry up the bacon contemporary as a substitute of utilizing the pre-cooked microwave bacon or the packaged bacon bits. However in case you are brief on time or don’t thoughts utilizing the others, then go for it.
Pork and beans, onion, barbecue sauce, yellow mustard, light brown sugar, and bacon.Pork and beans, onion, barbecue sauce, yellow mustard, light brown sugar, and bacon.

HOW TO MAKE CROCK POT BAKED BEANS:

Combine all components (aside from bacon) in a 4-6 quart sluggish cooker. Pork and beans, diced onion, brown sugar, mustard, and barbecue sauce all go in. Give all of it an excellent stir.

A crockpot with pork and beans, mustard, brown sugar, diced onion, and bbq sauce and a stirred slow cooker with it all.A crockpot with pork and beans, mustard, brown sugar, diced onion, and bbq sauce and a stirred slow cooker with it all.

Cowl and prepare dinner on low for 3-5 hours, stirring gently a few instances throughout cooking. Proper earlier than serving, stir in cooked bacon (if utilizing).

Cooked baked beans in a slow cooker and bacon being added to baked beans in a slow cooker.Cooked baked beans in a slow cooker and bacon being added to baked beans in a slow cooker.

Serve and luxuriate in your baked beans!

A spoon getting a scoop of Crock Pot Baked Beans.A spoon getting a scoop of Crock Pot Baked Beans.

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Initially posted: Might 2013
Up to date photographs and republished: April 2024

A spoon holding a scoop of Crock Pot Baked Beans over the Slow Cooker.A spoon holding a scoop of Crock Pot Baked Beans over the Slow Cooker.

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  • Please check with my FAQ’s (Incessantly Requested Questions) and ingredient listing above for different substitutions or for the solutions to the commonest questions.
  • Word: you possibly can add the cooked bacon items to the baked beans whereas they prepare dinner. Nevertheless, we select so as to add the cooked bacon on the finish so it stays crispy. 

Course: Aspect Dish

Delicacies: American

Energy: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 13g | Fats: 10g | Sodium: 1161mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 15g

“The Nation Cook dinner” will not be a dietician or nutritionist, and any dietary info shared is an estimate. If calorie rely and different dietary values are vital to you, we advocate working the components by way of whichever on-line dietary calculator you like. Energy and different dietary values can range fairly a bit relying on which manufacturers have been used.

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