Recipe courtesy of Kimberly Schlapman

Stovetop Baked Beans

Country music group Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman shares her recipe for Southern-style baked beans that don't require baking.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 slices bacon, diced

1 cup diced onions

1/2 green bell pepper, diced

Two 28-ounce cans pork and beans

1/4 cup ketchup

1/4 cup molasses

3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

2 teaspoons hot sauce

1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard

1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Chopped red onions, for serving


  1. Cook the bacon in a heated cast-iron pan until the fat starts to render. Add the onion and green bell peppers. Cook until the vegetables are soft, about 5 minutes. Add the pork and beans, ketchup, molasses, vinegar, hot sauce, dry mustard and pepper. Stir to combine. Bring the beans to a simmer. Simmer over low heat for 30 to 40 minutes until thick. Add salt to taste. 
  2. Serve hot, topped with chopped red onions.