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Slow-Cooked Pork & Beans

 Slow-Cooked Pork & Beans
Bacon adds subtle smokiness to this hearty side that's loaded with flavor. Serve it over rice for a tasty main dish. —Sue Livermore, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 6 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1 pound) sliced bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) pork and beans, undrained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) lima beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon
  • is crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  • In a 4-qt. slow cooker, combine the remaining ingredients; stir in
  • bacon mixture. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until heated
  • through. Yield: 12 servings (3/4 cup each).
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 319 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 802 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 14 g protein.