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Baked Beans by Magnolia Days

Baked Beans with Bacon

Baked Beans with bacon is a classic side dish popular at summer barbecues and potlucks. Serve it with burgers, ham, chicken, and BBQ pork.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Renee Dobbs


  • 2 28- ounce cans Pork and Beans see note, drained
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup diced bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 3 to 4 drops Worcestershire sauce about 1/2 teaspoon
  • 6 ounces bacon strips cut in half


  1. Heat oven to 400°F
  2. Stir together all ingredients except bacon.
  3. Spread evenly in a 2-quart baking or casserole dish.
  4. Cover mixture with bacon slices.
  5. Bake for 1 hour.
  6. If bacon is not browned or crispier bacon is preferred, broil for a few minutes until desired bacon doneness is reached.

Recipe Notes

An easy way to drain the beans is to use the can lid to press down on the beans in the can then pour off the liquid that rises over the lid.