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This tangy, quick and easy baked bean casserole is a great alternative to the sugary canned beans you see on grocery store shelves. These beans are well balanced and can feature your favorite barbecue sauce.

EatingWell.com, September 2022


Credit: Photographer: Victor Protasio, Food Stylist: Karen Rankin

Recipe Summary

20 mins
40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.

  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat; add bacon and cook, stirring often, until crispy, about 5 minutes. Transfer the bacon with a slotted spoon to a paper-towel-lined plate. 

  • Add onion to the drippings in the pan; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in barbecue sauce, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire, pickle juice, garlic powder and paprika; bring to a simmer. Stir in beans until well combined.  

  • Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish; sprinkle with bacon. Bake until bubbly and thickened, 20 to 25 minutes. Serve hot or at room temperature.

To make ahead

Prepare through Step 3 and refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 days before baking. Cover and refrigerate baked casserole for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

about 1/2 cup
138 calories; protein 6g; carbohydrates 27g; dietary fiber 7g; sugars 9g; added sugar 5g; fat 2g; cholesterol 4mg; vitamin a iu 385IU; vitamin c 4mg; vitamin e iu 1IU; folate 25mg; vitamin k 1mg; sodium 360mg; calcium 73mg; chromium 1mcg; iron 2mg; magnesium 36mg; phosphorus 128mg; potassium 325mg; zinc 2mg.