This recipe came to me in the early 90's from a dear friend and neighbor who has since passed on. I make this frequently in the summertime and am always reminded of my friend who loved to cook and entertain. This is my family's favorite baked bean recipe. I hope you will enjoy it too. —Kathcooks
What You'll Need
lean ground beef
small onions, chopped
cloves of garlic, minced
can kidney beans, drained
can pinto beans, drained
can Navy beans, drained
smoky barbecue sauce
salt and pepper to taste
Heat a splash of olive oil in bottom of Dutch oven over medium heat.
Brown ground beef and onion in oil until meat is cooked through and onions are translucent, about 8 minutes. Add garlic and cook for additional 1 minute Drain fat off meat mixture.
Add Worcestershire sauce and Dijon mustard to meat and stir to combine.
Add beans, barbecue sauce, and ketchup and stir until combined.
Cover and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 45 minutes.