Crock Pot Cowboy Beans

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Crock Pot Cowboy beans are the perfect way to get a hearty one pot meal. Bacon, ground beef and beans that all cook while you get on with your life. It’s a win/win!

Crock Pot Cowboy Beans

Crock Pot Cowboy Beans

Whether you have been wrestling cattle all day or manning the phones at a desk job, a hearty supper is always the perfect ending to a busy day. Cowboy beans are a great dump and go recipe that just gets better because it will be ready and waiting when you need it from the crock pot!

Cowboy beans are very similar to Baked Beans like THESE. But different in a way that you use ground beef and the sauce is sweeter. This recipe has a little heat to it as well. So if you want to take a great side dish and make it a full on meal, Crock Pot Cowboy beans is definitely a great option.

How to Make Crock Pot Cowboy Beans

Some of my favorite recipes are a quick mix together and involve very little cooking from me. Being a working wife and mother proves to be a bit of a balancing act on my home and work life. Recipes like this one make providing a hot meal that we can eat together at a decent time possible. Even on a busy weeknight. So, here is how you do it.

~ Ingredients ~

  • 8 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 can Red Kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 can Black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon each of Red Pepper flakes, black pepper and cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

~ Method ~

  1. Cook Bacon and drain and cool. Crumble or chop. Reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon grease. In reserved bacon grease, brown ground beef and onions. Drain.
  2. In a small bowl, mix Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, ACV, ketchup, salt and peppers. Set aside.
  3. In a large 6 quart or larger Crock pot, add ground beef, bacon, beans and liquid mixture. Stir well.
  4. Cover Crock Pot and cook on low for 4 hours or high for 2 hours. Top with Sour cream, cheese or any of your favorite toppings and enjoy!

*Notes

Pictured here you will see we prepped the recipe for the freezer! That is what is so great about recipes like this one. You can make it on a prep day and take it out of the freezer and pop it in the crock pot!

Crock Pot Cowboy Beans, a Supper favorite

These beans are easy, delicious and very filling. You can prep for them in the morning and have dinner on the table in 4 hours or less. I love crock pot cooking and my crock pot will automatically switch to warm after the set cooking time is complete. See the link below to get your no frills, no worry crock pot too!

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Crock Pot Cowboy Beans

Crock Pot Cowboy Beans

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes

Crock Pot Cowboy beans are the perfect way to get a hearty one pot meal. Bacon, ground beef and beans that all cook while you get on with your life. It's a win/win!

Ingredients

  • 8 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 can Red Kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 can Black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon each of Red Pepper flakes, black pepper and cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Cook Bacon and drain and cool. Crumble or chop. Reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon grease. In reserved bacon grease, brown ground beef and onions. Drain.
  2. In a small bowl, mix Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, ACV, ketchup, salt and peppers. Set aside.
  3. In a large 6 quart or larger Crock pot, add ground beef, bacon, beans and liquid mixture. Stir well.
  4. Cover Crock Pot and cook on low for 4 hours or high for 2 hours. Top with Sour cream, cheese or any of your favorite toppings and enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Yield 12 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 237Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 41mgSodium 525mgCarbohydrates 21gFiber 4gSugar 10gProtein 16g

**Nutritional Values are estimates only

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