Cowboy Beans - Texas Style

READY IN: 3hrs 10mins
Recipe by Chef Shadows

SOURCE : Derrick Riches, Your Guide to Barbecues & Grilling, In Texas, beans mean pinto beans. These beans are cooked up with brisket burnt ends and barbecue sauce to make them the perfect side dish for barbecue brisket. If you don't have burnt ends try a grilled steak cooked well. You will want smoky flavor for these barbecue beans.

Top Review by 16Paws

Made as directed using leftover smoked pork butt instead of brisket. Wow! The smokiness of the pork added so much to the dish. Used sweet baby ray's as the BBQ sauce. Excellent dish. Will be using it with smoke meat often. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash beans and pour into large saucepan or dutch oven.
  2. Add all other ingredients except the salt.
  3. Bring to a boil while stirring.
  4. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for two hours, covered.
  5. Stir occasionally, bringing up the beans from the bottom.
  6. Add salt after 1 hour.
  7. Beans are done when soft but still hold their shape.
  8. Note: If doubling this recipe, do not increase the amount of chili powder.

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