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Southern Baked Beans for a BBQ Side Dish: Try the Recipe

Southern Baked Beans for a BBQ Side Dish: Try the Recipe

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For National Barbecue Month in May, we’re spotlighting a range of delicious recipes, from smoked meats to side dishes.

Today, we’re swooning over these Southern-inspired baked beans from food blog The Cagle Diaries.

Melanie Cagle, founder of The Cagle Diaries, says her husband loves it when it comes to baked beans. So this recipe “is loaded with ground beef and sausage, so it’s almost a meal in itself,” says the food blogger.

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“The taste of the sweet and smoky beans is really complemented by a good potato salad,” adds Cagle.

Check out the full recipe below.

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Southern Baked Beans by Melanie Cagle, TheCagleDiaries.com

Makes 12 servings

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 2 hours

Southern Baked Beans by Megan Cagle, TheCagleDiaries.com
(Melanie Cagle / The Cagle Diaries)

Ingredients:

8 strips of bacon

1 large sweet onion

1 Large Green Bell Pepper

1 large stalk celery

3 cloves of garlic

1 pound ground meat

4 15 oz cans pork and beans

1 tbsp. Brown sugar

1 tbsp. Whole grain mustard

⅓ Cup of BBQ Sauce

1 pound ground meat

1 tbsp. Creole herbs

Southern Baked Beans by Megan Cagle, TheCagleDiaries.com

Southern Baked Beans by Megan Cagle, TheCagleDiaries.com
(Melanie Cagle / The Cagle Diaries)

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Directions:

1. Slice and cook bacon.

2. Remove bacon and set aside, drain.

3. Cook the trinity (onion, bell pepper and celery) with garlic in the bacon fat.

4. Add the beans, sugar, mustard, and barbecue sauce and stir to combine.

5. Brown the minced meat with the Creole herbs and add it back to the beans together with the bacon.

6. Stir to combine, cover and cook on low for two hours.

This original recipe is owned by TheCagleDiaries.com and was shared with Fox News Digital.

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