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Flavours in perfect balance.
 
Looking for an alternative burger recipe for a Canada Day cookout? Check out my recipe for Pueblo Bean Burgers, a little bit spicy and whole lotta yummy.
 
 
Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans
A family favorite for potlucks or cook outs. Easy to assemble and cook using the slow cooker. You will love how great the leftovers taste the next day.
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
6 hr
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
6 hr
Ingredients
  1. 1lb browned Ground Pork
  2. 1lb browned Ground Beef
  3. 1lb cooked and diced Bacon
  4. 2 cans Baked Beans
  5. 1.5 cups Chickpeas or 1 can
  6. 1.5 cups Kidney (Dark Red) Beans or 1 can
  7. 3/4 cups diced Onion
  8. 1/2 cup diced celery
  9. 1/2 diced carrot
  10. 1/3 cup Brown Sugar
  11. 1/2 cup Ketchup
  12. 1 tablespoons Mustard, Yellow
  13. 2 tablespoons Molasses
  14. 2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce
  15. 2 teaspoons Chili Powder
  16. salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Brown your meats and cook and dice bacon, drain fat and add to the slow cooker.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients to the slow cooker and stir to combine.
  3. Cook on high for 4-6 hrs
Notes
  1. Alternately this dish can be made in the oven using a deep pan or dutch oven and cooking at 375 degrees for 1.5 - 2 hrs.
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