New Mexican Baked Beans

Recipe by mary winecoff

These beans use New Mexican chile powder, a dark red, smoky powder. It is available in Mexican markets. You can substitute a dark, rich chile powder, like the ancho chile powder that is available in some supermarkets. Adapted from

Top Review by loof751

Delicious baked beans! I love bacon in baked beans and also loved the smoky-spicy flavor of the chili in these. These easy-to-make beans will be a bbq staple at our house - thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute bacon in skillet until just brown and slightly crisp.
  2. Remove and set aside on paper towel to drain.
  3. Remove all but about 1 tablespoon drippings.
  4. Add onion and cook over medium heat until softened, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer.
  6. Place beans in a 2 1/2 to 3 quart baking dish with a lid.
  7. Add the onions and garlic.
  8. Stir in the chile powder, barbecue sauce, beer, brown sugar and mustard.
  9. Sprinkle with bacon.
  10. Cover and bake in a 325F degree oven for 45 minutes.
  11. Uncover and cook about 15 minutes longer.

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