Dolly Parton's Cowboy Pork and Beans

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Another celebrity recipe from my collection. I have never heard of October beans, but the University of Tennessee has this to say: "Horticultural beans, known as shelly or October beans, are grown on a limited acreage in Tennessee."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Brown ground beef, onions and pepper in a 10" skillet.
  3. Add remaining ingredients.
  4. Pour into baking dish and bake for about 15-20 minutes or until mixture is bubbly.


Most Helpful

I tripled this recipe and took it to a potluck. I came home with an empty pot and requests for the recipe. Easy and tasty. I did cut back on the mustard a bit, but followed the rest to a T.

dianabanana August 16, 2003

Just wondering why they are using beef ???

Josephine T. August 22, 2014

These are great I made them tonight.I did leave out the onions and bell pepper My husband can't have them.I did add 2 cups of ketchup sound like a lot I know but they were mighty good!! OH and I use 3 11oz cans of pork and beans.

Born Burris November 19, 2007

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