Easy Bean Bake Recipe

I’m always on the lookout for a slow-cooker recipe that I can prepare all day. When I found out about this Bean Bake recipe of my mother-in-law’s I had to try it. She used to make this for the County Fair and campouts with the Boy Scouts.

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Let’s make this easy bean bake recipe!

Let’s make this easy bean bake recipe

I love that this Bean Bake can be used as a meal or a side dish! This recipe has a lot of ingredients, but only a few steps! You’ll just have to let the crockpot do its job, and voila! You’ll have the tastiest, “beaniest” dish ever! And it’s a good excuse to use your crockpot!

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Amazing beans combination!

Easy Bean Bake recipe Ingredients

  • 4 strips of Bacon, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cans (15 oz) Pork & Beans
  • 1 can (15 oz) Green Lima Beans, drained
  • 1 can (15 oz) Red Kidney Beans, drained
  • 1 can (15 oz) Butter Beans, drained
  • 1 cup Ketchup
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons Dry Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/1 teaspoon Pepper
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Let’s get cooking!

Directions in making easy bean bake recipe

Step 1

Fry the bacon then chop them into small pieces. Chop the onions as well.

Step 2

Drain the green lima beans, red kidney beans, and butter beans. Keep the sauce from the pork & beans for flavor, and put them all in the crockpot.

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Add the onion and bacon to the crockpot.

Step 3

Next, add the onion and bacon to the crockpot.

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Add the ketchup, brown sugar, dry mustard, vinegar, salt & pepper.

Step 4

Then the ketchup, brown sugar, dry mustard, vinegar, salt & pepper.

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Mix everything together, then bake on LOW for 3- 3 1/2 hours.

Step 5

Mix everything together. Then bake on low for 3-3 1/2 hours until the onion is soft.

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Your bean bake is ready to serve!

How your bean bake will turn out

Your yummy Bean Bake will look like this when it’s done. For another option, you can also add 1 1/2 pounds of cooked ground Hamburger meat to the crockpot for a complete meal!

It finishes very much like a stew or chili with all the flavors coming together. Serve it with potato or salad.

Yield: 4 servings

Easy Bean Bake Recipe

Have a hearty dinner with this easy and yummy bean bake recipe! It's got a lot of ingredients, but with only a few steps! Make some for your family tonight!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 strips of Bacon, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cans (15 oz) Pork & Beans
  • 1 can (15 oz) Green Lima Beans, drained
  • 1 can (15 oz) Red Kidney Beans, drained
  • 1 can (15 oz) Butter Beans, drained
  • 1 cup Ketchup
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons Dry Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/1 teaspoon Pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook and chop up bacon and onion.
  2. In a crockpot, add 2 cans of pork & beans.
  3. Drain the green lima beans, red kidney beans, and butter beans -- add to the crockpot.
  4. Add bacon and onion to beans in the crockpot.
  5. Add ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, dry mustard, salt & pepper to the crockpot. Mix together.
  6. Bake on low for 3- 3 1/2 hours or until the onion has softened.

Have you tried this Easy Bean Bake Recipe? What does your family think? Share your experience in the comments section!