These delicious homemade baked beans are sweet, savory, smoky and the perfect side dish for all of your summer BBQs! Includes instructions for both dried and canned beans, with vegetarian and gluten-free options.
For vegetarian version, omit bacon and make sure your Worcestershire sauce is vegetarian.
For gluten-free, make sure Worcestershire sauce is gluten-free.
If you don't have a Dutch oven, you can pour the beans into a 13 x 9 inch baking dish and cover with foil for baking.
If you forget to reserve the cooking liquid, no worries! Just use water or broth.
If you prefer your baked beans with bell pepper, add 1 diced green bell pepper with the onion.
To make the recipe with canned beans:
For Quick Soak (if you forget to soak your beans overnight):
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