1 lb. ground beef
12 oz. bacon
1 medium onion, diced
16 oz. can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
16 oz. can white beans, drained and rinsed
32 oz. pork ‘n beans
1 cup ketchup
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 to 2 tbsp. liquid smoke
2 tsp. yellow mustard
In a large skillet, brown round beef. Drain and set aside.
Add bacon to the skillet and cook 5 minutes or until cooked through, stirring frequently.
Add onions and cook an additional 5 minutes or until onions are soft.
Add ground beef and bacon mixture to a large, 6-quart slow cooker.
Add pork ‘n beans, drained kidney and white beans, ketchup, brown sugar and liquid smoke.
Stir gently to combine. Place lid on slow cooker and cook on low for 4-5 hours or on high for 2-3 hours, stirring as needed. If the mixture seems too thick, add a few tablespoons of water.