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Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs
A friend of ours, Brooks, first made these beans for us and are absolutely delicious. I made a few minor changes, but the taste is still wonderful. They grace our table on a regular basis. Thanks Brooksie!
- In large dutch oven fry bacon until crispy.
- Remove bacon, crumble and set aside.
- Add onion, bell pepper and garlic to bacon drippings and cook until soft about 30 minutes (do not drain).
- In separate skillet brown ground meat until no longer pink then drain off any excess grease.
- Add cooked ground meat to bacon drippings mixture and cook about 10 minutes.
- Add all remaining ingredients, cover and cook on low on top of stove for about 1 hour.