How to Make the Best Texas-Style Chuckwagon Beans (aka Meat Beans)! by Donna John

Side Dishes Beef
10 months ago
How to Make the Best Texas-Style Chuckwagon Beans (aka Meat Beans)!

Would I like it if these beans had less sugar? Yes. And I'm not a big ranch-style bean fan. But, for whatever reason, these beans had me at "hello." 

You'll need:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound bacon, chopped
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) pork and beans, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) ranch-style beans, drained
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard

Here's how you make them: 

  1. Cook bacon until almost crisp in a large pot. Add the ground beef and onion and continue to cook until meat is browned. Add the remaining ingredients.
  2. Pour beans into a 13x9-inch baking pan and bake at 350 degrees F for about 1 hour, uncovered. 

Note: If you want juicier beans, you could add the pork and beans undrained. I use maple bacon. 

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Donna John
Can't imagine why I'm craving these now. lol Look away from the Food homepage! :-) These really are good. Really good.

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