Smoky Pineapple Baked Beans with bacon and chipotle chile pepper, pineapple, red pepper, with hints of barbecue sauce and beer that round out the flavors. | TheMountainKitchen.com
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Smoky Pineapple Baked Beans

Smoky Pineapple Baked Beans with bacon and chipotle chili pepper, pineapple, red pepper, with hints of barbecue sauce and beer that round out the flavors.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, BBQ
Keyword Baked Beans, Pineapple, Smoky
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 255kcal
Author David & Debbie Spivey

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces hickory smoked bacon cut into ¼-inch strips
  • 1 sweet onion large, chopped (about 3 cups)
  • cup brown sugar firmly packed (divided)
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 8 ounce canned pineapple tidbits drained
  • 1 chipotle chili in adobo sauce finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • ¾ cup hickory flavor barbecue sauce (your favorite is best)
  • ¾ cup beer (we used an American Pale Wheat Ale)
  • 15 ounce canned pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounce canned black beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounce canned red kidney beans drained and rinsed

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a 6-Quart Dutch Oven or heavy 12-inch cast iron pan, cook bacon over medium to medium-high heat 5 to 8. With a slotted spoon, remove bacon to paper towels to drain. Discard all but 3 tablespoons of the drippings.
  • Add onion and 1 tablespoon of the brown sugar to drippings in skillet. Cook 5 minutes or until almost tender and caramelized, stirring frequently and scraping up browned bits from bottom of skillet.
  • Stir in bell pepper. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in remaining brown sugar, pineapple, chile, adobo sauce, barbecue sauce, and ale. Bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • Fold in beans and crumbled bacon.
  • Cover and bake 1 hour or until bubbly, stirring once or twice.

Notes

Recipe adapted from SWBeans.com

Nutrition

Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 707mg | Potassium: 467mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Vitamin C: 17.3mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2mg
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