Sweet & Spicy Baked Beans

If you like a bit of a bite to your beans, you’ll love this spicy-sweet version of baked beans…

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Sweet & Spicy Baked Beans

Yield: 21 Servings (1/2 cup per serving)

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour


1/4 pound finely diced raw bacon slices
1 1/2 cups chopped sweet onion
1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
3 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 Tablespoon finely chopped chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce
5 (16-ounce) cans beans, rinsed & drained (kidney, white beans, navy, etc)
1 (18-ounce) jar low-sodium barbecue sauce
cooking spray


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Cook bacon in a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 Tablespoon drippings in pan, and set bacon aside. Add onion to drippings in pan; sauté 3 minutes.

3. Combine bacon, onion and remaining ingredients (except cooking spray) in a large bowl; toss well. Spoon the bean mixture into a 13x9-inch or 2 1/2-quart baking dish coated with cooking spray.

4. Bake for 45 minutes.


*Try using a mixture of different kinds of beans for this recipe.
*And it's always better with a little bit of extra bacon!

Nutrition Facts- Amount Per Serving of 1/2 cup:
Calories 167, Total Fat 4.1g, Sat Fat 1.4g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 520mg, Carbohydrates 24.9g, Dietary, Fiber 5.1g, Protein 8.7g

WW POINTS per 1/2 cup serving:
Points Plus Program: 4 Old Points Program: 3

Source: RecipeGirl.com (adapted slightly from Cooking Light)