Bust out the red, white and blue. It’s time to celebrate our great nation on America’s favorite holiday the 4th of July. Be prepared for fireworks, family, and food- lots of food. Because what is better than bonding with your fellow Americans over a hot dog and amazing baked beans. Let us answer, barely anything is better than a backyard BBQ with friends and family. The comradery is infectious and makes you want to host 4th of July every year. As a yearly host, you need a signature dish to serve. A dish your guests will remember year after year and be disappointed if it happens to be missing.
Randall’s introduces you to 4th of July Baked Beans. A recipe ready to become your new signature dish. It’s a mixture of all things American from bacon to maple syrup to honey barbeque sauce. This jumble of items representing America which could not be more fitting for our nation’s holiday. Cook the flavors of onion, pepper and jalapeno into hickory smoked bacon, Andouille sausage and kidney beans. Top the dish with mustard and apple cider vinegar for a little extra zing. Serve and let your guests enjoy these baked beans as the main attraction for the 4th of July.
Our food blogger, Amber used the 4th of July as her muse to develop this recipe. See what other delicious dishes she has created on her blog, A Ginger in the Kitchen.
- 1 (24-oz) Randall’s Dark Red Kidney Beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 lb. hickory smoked bacon
- 2 (6-oz) Andouille sausage links, cut into small pieces
- ½ white onion, chopped
- 1 green pepper, chopped
- 1 jalapeno chopped
- 3 tablespoons mustard
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- ¾ cup honey barbeque sauce
- ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut bacon into small pieces and cook in a large cast iron skillet. Remove bacon, but leave the bacon grease.
- Add the Andouille sausage to the skillet and cook until slightly brown.
- Add the onion, green pepper and jalapeno and cook for about three minutes, or until onions start to become translucent.
- Add the beans and mix well, continuing to cook for a few more minutes.
- In a small bowl, mix together the mustard, maple syrup, barbeque sauce and apple cider vinegar.
- Add the mixture to the skillet and mix well. Cook for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat and place bean mixture in a large casserole dish.
- Bake for 40 minutes.
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