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Meaty Beer Beans

Traeger Kitchen


Meaty Beer Beans

Prep Time

25 Minutes

Cook Time

2 Hours

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Pellets

Apple

Hit pot-luck baked beans out of the park with drunken, bacon-loaded beans. This savory side is almost a chili but still a spicy side dish.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 450°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. Place a deep dish Dutch oven directly on the grill grate and preheat, lid closed for 15 min.
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    • 2

      Chop and add bacon to pre-heated Dutch oven. Cook bacon until crispy brown, then remove bacon from the pan and drain all but 2 tablespoons of the grease.
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    • 3

      Add bell pepper, onion and sausage to the Dutch oven with reserved bacon grease. Cook until onions are translucent and peppers are soft. Return bacon to the pan.
    • 4

      Add garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, cumin, black pepper, chile powder, Worcestershire sauce, yellow mustard, brown sugar, beer, pinto beans, apple juice and chipotle chile. Stir well.
    • 5

      Bring beans to a simmer. Reduce heat to 275°F and cook for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until sauce is thickened, adding more liquid if it begins to get dry or cover with lid after the temperature is reduced. Enjoy!
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