The Best Sweet & Sour Baked Beans

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 20 mins

This is my absolute favorite baked beans recipe - I didn't like them until I tasted this. It is my aunt's - a family favorite! When I can't find limas in a can, I use a frozen package. We also make this vegetarian by omitting the bacon.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon until crisp. Remove and crumble.
  2. Add onions to grease and add sugar, mustard, salt, and vinegar.
  3. Cover and cook on stovetop for 20 minutes.
  4. Drain all beans except pork and beans.
  5. Add beans to cooked mixture and pour into a 3 quart casserole dish.
  6. Bake at 350°F for one hour.
  7. Remove from oven and top with crumbled bacon.


Most Helpful

This was a huge hit with my family! It is easy and very tasty. I couldn't find lima beans, so I used Cannellini beans instead. Definitely make again!!

LindaNV February 21, 2010

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