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BBQ Baked Beans

BBQ Baked Beans

By Traeger Kitchen

We’re elevating a classic side dish and infusing it with our signature wood-fired flavor. This BBQ baked beans recipe is simple to make, and features smoky bacon, fresh onions, and bell pepper.

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

1 Hours
30 Minutes




Number of people serving


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Units of measurement:
1 Pound bacon, chopped
1 yellow onion, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
4 Can pork and beans
1 Cup ketchup
2 Tablespoon dry mustard
1 Tablespoon black pepper
1/2 Tablespoon kosher salt
1/2 Tablespoon garlic powder
1/2 Tablespoon onion powder


  • 1

    Place bacon in a cold sauté pan over medium heat. Cook until bacon is crispy and the fat is rendered. Strain fat from bacon, reserving 2 tablespoons of bacon fat, and set bacon aside.

  • 2

    Place reserved fat back into the pan, add onion and pepper. Sauté for 5 to 10 minutes until onions are translucent and peppers are tender. Remove from heat and set aside.

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 4

    In a 9x13 inch casserole dish, combine beans, cooked bacon, onions and peppers, and all remaining ingredients. Stir well to combine.

  • 5

    Cover the casserole with aluminum foil and place directly on the grill grate. Cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has thickened and darkened in color a little.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C


  • 6

    Remove from the grill and let rest for 15 to 20 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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