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Recipe : Entry # 8112
Mary Ann Gove
(928) 639-2034
Recipe Title
Grandma's Campfire Beans
Recipe Theme
October: Campfire Cooking
Side Dishes
Dixie EC
4 to 6 cans (14 to 16 ounces each) pork and beans
6 slices bacon
1 clove garlic, minced fine
1 large onion, diced
2 cups brown sugar (light or dark)
1 cup ketchup
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
In large pan, fry bacon until crisp. Remove from pan, drain, and crumble. In same pan, sauté onions and garlic until golden. Drain off most of grease then add to pan, the rest of the ingredients. Stir and cook until bubbly, then simmer 10 to 15 minutes.
Tell us about your recipe
My older sister, Ruth Ann, gave me this recipe many years ago. Her children, then her grandchildren, all grew up eating these beans on camping trips and at backyard barbecues. The recipe can be doubled if you have a crowd, or want to freeze a batch for another time. These beans are also delicious served cold. My siblings and I all have grandchildren and great-grandchildren now, and the recipe lives on.