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Barbecued Beef and Beans

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour


8-10 servings

I like to make this dish for church potlucks. It's great for large groups. I always include at least six kinds of beans, but they're not the same every time.—Mary Lou Ringhand, Albany, Wisconsin


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 jar (32 ounces) northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (28 ounces) baked beans
  • 1 can (16 ounces) red kidney beans
  • 1 can (15-3/4 ounces) lima beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) cut green beans, drained


  1. In a skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat meat beef is no longer pink. Drain; place in a large greased roaster or casserole. Stir in the barbecue sauce, ketchup, molasses and brown sugar. Add all beans and mix well.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 30 minutes. Cover and bake another 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 433 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 1220mg sodium, 72g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 15g fiber), 23g protein.

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