This Easy Baked Beans Recipe tastes the best of any I have ever had! They are one of the most requested side dishes for summer picnics and potlucks!
This Vintage Easy Baked Bean Recipe has been in my family for over 40 years! Everyone loves this recipe! We’ve actually never made it when some one hasn’t begged for this recipe. So for all of you, who have been begging, here it is, finally!
- History of Baked Beans
- Is This Easy Baked Beans Recipe Gluten Free?
- Can These Easy Baked Beans Be Made Ahead?
- Can This Easy Baked Beans Recipe Be Frozen?
- How to Make Baked Beans
- Other Delicious Side Dish Recipes on Binky’s Culinary Carnival
- Tools I Use to Make Easy Baked Beans
- Easy Baked Beans Recipe
This Easy Baked Beans Recipe is the perfect side dish for all of your summer picnics and potlucks! They take about 20 minutes to prepare. Once heated, they stay hot for a long time. They are also super when eaten at room temperature!
History of Baked Beans
The beans that are common in baked beans are native to South America and are thought to have been brought to Europe in the 1500’s. Learn more from this article from Wikipedia!
Is This Easy Baked Beans Recipe Gluten Free?
Yes, these baked beans are totally gluten free!
Can These Easy Baked Beans Be Made Ahead?
Yes, these baked beans can be made the day before you need to serve them and then stored in the refrigerator. I have even cooked the bacon and onions 2-3 days prior to the time I needed them.
Can This Easy Baked Beans Recipe Be Frozen?
Technically, these baked beans can be frozen and then thawed in the refrigerator. The texture will suffer though, I’m afraid, so I would recommend just making a large enough batch so that you can use it up in 3-4 days.
How to Make Baked Beans
- Place bacon in heavy botttom frying pan over medium heat. Flip bacon when browned on first side.
- Dice onion.
- Cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towel.
- Add onion to bacon grease and fry to golden brown. Onions chopped on board.
- Chop bacon into bits.
- Drain kidney, butter and lima beans.
- Add all beans to casserole.
- Measure vinegar.
- Add spices.
- Add brown sugar. Whisk to combine.
- Add onion a bacon to beans.
- Add vinegar mixture. Mix well.
Heat baked beans in 350°F oven for 30 minutes, until bubbly. If beans have been refrigerated, they will take at least 1 hour to heat.
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Tools I Use to Make Easy Baked Beans
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Easy Baked Beans Recipe
- 1/2 lb bacon
- 3/4 Spanish onion large
- 1 can B&M Baked Beans
- 1 can butter beans
- 1 can kidney beans
- 1 can baby lima beans
- 1 cup cider vinegar
- 1 Tbsp dry mustard
- 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1 cup brown sugar
- Crisp bacon in heavy bottom frying pan.
- Once crisp, remove to paper towels.
- Add diced onion to bacon grease in frying pan. Saute on low, turning occasionally, until lightly browned.
- Drain butter, kidney and lima beans.
- Add all beans to large casserole.
- Add onions and chopped, crisp bacon to beans.
- Mix vinegar, spices and brown sugar well. Pour over beans. Mix well.
- Bake at 350°F for 30-45 minutes, until bubbly.
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