Slow-Cooked Beans

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours


16 servings

Updated: Aug. 22, 2023
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
Slow-Cooked Beans Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. In a 6-qt. slow cooker, gently combine all ingredients. Cook, covered, on low until heated through, about 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

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