Backwoods Idaho Thick and Hearty Smoky Baked Beans

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

I grew up in North Idaho in a town of 20 people. I lived with three loggers who loved their food, loved lots of food, and loved it thick and filling. This fit the bill perfectly, especially when served with grilled steak or chicken and IDAHO potato salad!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown hamburger and onion.
  2. Drain.
  3. Dice bacon and brown.
  4. Drain.
  5. Meanwhile, mix remaining ingredients in a very large bowl.
  6. Stir in bacon and hamburger and mix well.
  7. Pour into an 11x15 pan (it will boil over in a 9x13).
  8. Cover with foil and bake at 325 for 2 hours.


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