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a skillet of baked beans with bacon slices on top
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How to make canned baked beans taste homemade

Canned baked beans get a flavor boost and taste a little more like homemade with these simple ingredients. Is it still cheating even if it tastes good? Never! 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 114kcal
Author Rachel Ballard

Ingredients

  • 1 28 ounce can baked beans I like Bush's Homestyle
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar packed
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 3 slices bacon optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375
  • In a 9-inch oven proof skillet or 2.5 quart baking dish, mix the beans, brown sugar, mustard and ketchup. 
  • Top with the bacon slices if you are using it and bake until bubbling around the edges and hot in the center--about 15 to 20 minutes. Serve warm. 

Nutrition

Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 223mg | Potassium: 68mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.2mg