Slow-Cooked Beans Recipe
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Slow-Cooked Beans Recipe

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This flavorful bean dish adds nice variety to any buffet, because it’s a bit different from traditional baked beans. It’s a snap to prepare, too, since it uses convenient canned beans, barbecue sauce and salsa.—Joy Beck, Cincinnati, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 4 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2-1/4 cups barbecue sauce
  • 2-1/4 cups salsa
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 134 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 657mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a 6-qt. slow cooker, gently combine all ingredients. Cook, covered, on low until heated through, about 2 hours. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Slow-Cooked Beans in Taste of Home August/September 2001, p33

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chalvorsen User ID: 3529991 31514
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2013

"I make this recipe all the time and I always receive compliments. I change around the salsa and barbecue flavors occasionally or add lima beans instead of the butter beans. It's easy, reasonable in cost, and goes over well for potlucks or gatherings of family and friends."

Zausted User ID: 4980258 37774
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

"These are awesome!! I get rave reviews every time I make this dish. This recipe makes a LOT of beans, though. I halve it for smaller gatherings."

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