Main Dishes

Beef & Bacon Smoky Beans

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These simple slow cooker beans are hearty and filling with the perfect blend of sweet and smoky flavor. Loaded with onions, bell peppers, ground beef and bacon, they make a filling meal. A sure crowd-pleaser!

12
6 oz bacon, cooked and chopped into bite-size pieces
¾ lb super-lean ground beef (93% lean)
1 medium or large onion, diced
2 bell peppers, diced
12 oz tomato sauce
¾ cup brown sugar
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
1 TBS dry mustard
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp onion powder
2 TBS liquid smoke
2 TBS Worcestershire sauce*
5 cups pinto beans, fully cooked, or 3 (15 oz) cans, rinsed and drained
1 ½ cups kidney beans, fully cooked, or 1 (15 oz) can, rinsed and drained
1 ½ cups black beans, fully cooked, or 1 (15 oz) can, rinsed and drained
Salt and pepper to taste
In a skillet, brown the beef, onions, and bell pepper until the onions are tender and the beef is cooked through. While the beef is browning, whisk together the tomato sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, dry...
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Nutritions

Calories
629

Sodium
723mg
30% DV

Fat
48g
74% DV

Protein
11g
22% DV

Carbs
30g
10% DV

Fiber
4g
19% DV