Homestead Cowboy Beans Recipe - Providence Village Church

Homestead cowboy beans recipe

Homestead cowboy beans are a hearty and savory dish featuring beans cooked in a rich tomatobased sauce with smoky bacon and sweet molasses perfect for a comforting meal

Ingredients 1 pound bacon 2 pounds ground beef 1 large onion chopped 1 cup ketchup ⅓ cup brown sugar

Ingredients 1 55 ounce can baked beans such as bushs® 2 15 ounce cans great northern beans 1 15 ounce can pinto beans 1 15 ounce can pork and beans

Step 1 soak the beans begin by rinsing and soaking the beans overnight or for several hours in cold water this softens them and reduces cooking time

Step 2 cook bacon in a large pot or dutch oven cook the bacon until it turns crispy and renders its fat remove the bacon and set it aside leaving the flavorful drippings in the pot –

Step 3 sauté onion add chopped onion to the pot with the bacon drippings and cook until the onion becomes translucent and fragrant infusing the fat with its savorysweet essence

Step 4 combine ingredients drain the soaked beans and add them to the pot along with the tomato sauce molasses and the cooked bacon crumbled or chopped stir well to combine all ingredients thoroughly

Step 5 simmer and serve cover the pot and simmer the cowboy beans over low heat for 23 hours stirring occasionally this slow cooking process allows the flavors to meld together and ensures the beans become tender adjust seasoning if needed and serve hot as a comforting side dish

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