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Hawaiian Barbecue Beans

 Hawaiian Barbecue Beans
The ingredient list is short, but it’s creative. Guests rave and wonder about the unique flavor—fresh ginger is the tasty surprise. It’s a hit at every barbecue. —Helen Reynolds, Quincy, California
9 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours


  • 4 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 bottle (18 ounces) barbecue sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  • In a 4-qt. slow cooker, combine the beans, pineapple, barbecue sauce
  • and ginger. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours. Stir in bacon
  • before serving. Yield: 9 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 286 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 981 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 13 g protein.