Mike Mills' Tangy Pit Beans

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by DrGaellon

Adapted from _Peace, Love and Barbecue_ by Mike Mills, as posted in Andrea Lynn's "Serious Heat" column at Serious Eats.

Top Review by adopt a greyhound

Loved the spice in the sauce. I only made half a recipe but it was so good. Served with Recipe #427186.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together mustard, ketchup, onion, bell pepper, brown sugar, sorghum or honey and spices. Stir until smooth. Add beans and stir gently until combined, being careful not to smash the beans too much.
  3. Pour into a 9x13 pan. Lay bacon strips over the top, or sprinke pulled pork evenly over the top. If using ribs, remove and shred the meat, then sprinkle over the beans. Cover with foil and bake 45 minutes.
  4. Remove foil and bake another 15 minutes, or until bubbly. Serve hot. Keeps refrigerated up to 1 week, or frozen up to 1 month.

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