4-Bean Baked Beans Recipe - Allrecipes.com
4-Bean Baked Beans Recipe
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4-Bean Baked Beans

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"Four different kinds of beans baked with molasses. I have substituted different kinds of beans and enjoyed all of the results. Use whatever kind of beans you like! I have also used Canadian bacon instead of regular bacon."

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Original recipe makes 16 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 45 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place kidney beans, butter beans, lima beans, and pork and beans in a 2-quart casserole dish.
  3. Heat a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir bacon, onion, and garlic until bacon is browned, about 10 minutes. Pour off excess fat.
  4. Whisk brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar, molasses, and mustard into bacon mixture; simmer until cooked through, about 20 minutes. Pour sauce over beans in the casserole dish.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbling, 1 hour 15 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 23, 2013

First, I have something to say, and this isn’t even my own recipe. One reviewer literally changed just about everything in this recipe but, PLEASE, do yourself a favor and tweak after you give this a try at least once, as written. IMO it’s that good, and I wouldn’t change anything. That particular reviewer gave it 5 stars, but seriously, she wasn’t reviewing this recipe, only her custom version. The selection of beans is interesting, eye appealing, and just tasty! I was a little concerned that the sauce might be too sweet for our taste, but it was the perfect blend. I love baked beans, have cooked them many different ways (including slow cooked), and I honestly can say that I don’t think I’ve had better!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 23, 2012

My family and I did not really care for this recipe. It wasn't a horrible dish, it just felt as though something was lacking. I followed the recipe exactly as written. Sorry, I won't be using this one again.

 
Jul 04, 2012

We served these beans to a crowd of 300 during a western themed theater dinner. The group was mostly senior citizens. We received oodles of compliments on the beans (the rest of the meal, too). We served these with baked ham, sweet potatoes, roasted vegetables, corn bread and biscuits. Great dinner-great beans. The staff enjoyed the left overs, too!!

 
Sep 16, 2012

Aren't butter beans and lima beans the same thing, just different names? I omitted the pork & beans and added great northern beans with a little paprika and onion powder, added 1/2lb beef, used turbinado sugar instead of brown, no garlic (didn't have any), used bbq sauce instead of ketchup, and dijon mustard instead of dry. Turned out great! I will definitely make this again.

 
Jul 03, 2012

This is one of the best baked beans recipe. I have made this plenty of times and never have any left. Numerous requests for this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

 
Jul 18, 2012

This was Great !! Everyone at the cookout liked it better then any of the store bought baked beans !!I had to change the kind of beans II used to 1 large can of kidney beans, 2 cans pinto beans and 1 can black beans but the rest of the ingredients are what makes it great. Thanks for sharing !!

 
Aug 19, 2012

Delicious! I assembled a day ahead, and cooked the next day on high in the slow cooker for a large gathering. Made dinner a breeze, and was asked for the recipe by many people. great recipe!

 
Mar 31, 2013

Excellent bean casserole. I added about 1/4 cup of Jim Beam. I would probably cut back on the vinegar a little next time I make it. Definitely will make again.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 171 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30.7 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 2.6 g
  • 4%
  • Fiber
  • 5.1 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 526 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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