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Cowboy Beans

These Cowboy Beans have a sweet and tangy taste to them thanks to the honey and the chili pepper. They looked divine and the clincher, for me, was that from start to finish it took less than 30 minutes to make.
Author: Lisa Kerhin


  • 2 15.8 oz cans Great Northern White Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 lb turkey bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1 tbsp dried minced onion flakes
  • 1 cup Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ sauce or your favorite BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp dry mustard
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar


  • Place all ingredients in a large sauce pan except the beans and turkey bacon and whisk till smooth and combined.
  • Add the beans and turkey bacon and give it all a stir.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.


Slightly adapted from Plain Chicken