Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins
This recipe is posted in response to a request. It's from the Marlboro Country Cookbook. I haven't tried it yet. Note to World Tour participants. This is a typical ranch/chuckwagon/cowboy type recipe - common in the Southwestern region of the U.S.
- 1⁄4 lb sliced smoked bacon
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 (28 ounce) cans pork and beans
- 1⁄4 cup brown sugar, packed (or more to taste)
- 1⁄4 cup molasses
- 1 teaspoon steak sauce
- 1⁄2 lb soft processed cheese, cubed (like Velveeta)
- Fry bacon in large skillet.
- Pour off fat, Return 3 tbsp fat to skillet.
- Fry onion and garlic in fat until tender.
- Add pork and beans, brown sugar to taste, molasses and steak sauce; stir to mix.
- Simmer 30- 45 minutes.
- Crumble bacon; add cheese to beans just before serving.
This is a great recipe if your going to a picnic or pot luck. It would even be good for an everyday meal if you have kids. To me it was too sweet for just a nightly meal. Next time I'll cut down on the brown sugar. No kids in this house. The flavors worked well together. I'll cook it again.