Camping Recipes

Tasty Baked Beans

A great camping take-along side-dish from the experts at KOA.


Makes 12

  • 8 slice(s) bacon, diced and cooked until crisp
  • 4 medium onions sliced
  • 2 16 oz. cans cooked dry butter beans, drained
  • 1 16 oz. can green lima beans, drained
  • 1 16 oz. can red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 31 oz. can Pork and Beans, not drained
  • 1 1/2 c brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 c vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt


In large dutch oven fry diced bacon until crisp, add sliced onions and saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Then add the remaining ingredients in the order listed above. Simmer beans for 20 to 30 minutes, or place in a crock-pot and serve when ready.


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