Tangy Baked Beans

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jul. 12, 2023
Different, delicious and sized exactly right for two people, this easy, breezy home-style side dish is sure to please!—Dean Copeland, Ochlocknee, Georgia
Tangy Baked Beans Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 bacon strips, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons strong brewed coffee
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (8.3 ounces) baked beans, undrained
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion


  1. In a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Drain on paper towels. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the coffee, brown sugar, vinegar, mustard and salt. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Stir in beans and onion.
  2. Divide the bean mixture between two 6-oz. ramekins or custard cups coated with cooking spray. Top with bacon. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 213 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 741mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 7g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 lean meat.