Baked Beans

Baked Beans

An excellent BBQ summer side dish!


1/4 lb. bacon, optional
1/2 lb. ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup catsup
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
2 tablespoons prepared mustard
2 tablespoon molasses
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
Salt and Pepper, optional
1 (16 oz.) can kidney beans
1 (16 oz.) can black or lima beans, drained
1 (28 oz.) can pork and beans


Cook the bacon, beef and onion in microwave colander or casserole, until browned.  Drain off fat and mix with other ingredients in a larger casserole.  Cook uncovered, at 100% power for 5-10 minutes or until boiling.  Reduce power to 50-70% power and slow cook additional 25-30 minutes or until sauce cook down and thickens.  Let stand a few minutes to set up before serving.