Slow Cooker Three Bean Bake Recipe

Slow Cooker Three Bean Bake Recipe
Looking for the perfect side dish to serve at the next backyard barbecue? Whether you plan to serve steaks, smoke a brisket, or grill chicken or ribs, baked beans are a must. While "Baked" Beans are usually done in the oven, it's much cooler and more convenient to use a slow cooker. The following Slow Cooker Three Bean Bake uses mostly canned and dehydrated ingredients, it's quick and easy to put together. The only real work involved is chopping and cooking the bacon.
These yummy beans are slightly sweet, slightly spicy, and slightly smoky. Not only are they delicious, they are full of healthy fiber. Slow Cooker Three Bean Bake is a great dish to take to a pot luck dinner, or serve with your favorite grilled meat or poultry. Coleslaw goes well with these beans as an additional side dish.

12 Servings

1 pound bacon, diced
1/4 cup dehydrated onion flakes
1/4 cup dehydrated red and green peppers
1 16 oz. can pork and beans, partially drained and pork discarded
1 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1 15 oz. can butter beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 8 oz. cans tomato sauce
1/2 cup catsup
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon crushed red hot pepper
  1. Fry the bacon in a large skillet until it is very crisp; drain and place it in a 3-4 quart slow cooker with the remaining ingredients.
  2. Stir well, cover, set the slow cooker to low, and let cook 3-5 hours or until bubbly.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 402 Calories from Fat 86
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 21% Protein 19% Carb. 60%

Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Sodium 760 mg
Total Carbohydrate 60 g
Dietary Fiber 15 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 19 g

Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 23% Calcium 0% Iron 26%

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