A summer BBQ isn't complete without these easy-to-make sweet and savory baked beans with bacon.
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Baked Beans With Bacon

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This post is sponsored by Green Giant®. All thoughts are my own.

A summer BBQ isn’t complete without these easy-to-make sweet and savory baked beans with bacon.

A summer BBQ isn't complete without these easy-to-make sweet and savory baked beans with bacon.

There’s a time and place for extravagance when it comes to hosting and entertaining.

A summer BBQ isn’t one of those times. I mean, unless you’re summering in the Hamptons and can afford the luxury of having your event catered.

But, even then you’re not the one cooking, right?

No, summer BBQs call for easy breezy comfort food.

Things you can pull together with simplicity and a little finesse so that your focus can be on enjoying the party, and not sweating over the stove.

A summer BBQ isn't complete without these easy-to-make sweet and savory baked beans with bacon.

These baked beans with bacon are the epitome of ease.

They also taste really, really, really good.

There’s nothing like a sweet, savory, salty combo to win anyone’s heart over.

And the fact that this recipe’s pulled together in one single cast iron skillet … well, it’s like the icing on the cake.

A summer BBQ isn't complete without these easy-to-make sweet and savory baked beans with bacon.

Pair this with burgers and dogs, or (if you’re like me) just grab a bowl and make these baked beans with bacon your main course!

A summer BBQ isn't complete without these easy-to-make sweet and savory baked beans with bacon.

Green Giant, the iconic vegetable brand, has introduced a new line of baked beans at Food Lion, Schnucks and Giant Eagle just in time for summer.

Available in Original, Maple, Vegetarian and Country Style varieties, these delicious baked beans are ideal for incorporating into recipes or as a great standalone side dish for summer BBQs.

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Baked Beans With Bacon

Yield: 4 side servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

A summer BBQ isn't complete without these easy-to-make sweet and savory baked beans with bacon.

Ingredients

  • 1 28-oz can Green Giant Country Style Brick-Oven Baked Beans
  • 6 strips thick cut bacon, diced
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Set the oven to broil (low if it's an option) and place the oven rack in the middle slot.
  • Pour the baked beans into a 8" cast iron skillet. Sprinkle the bacon, brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper evenly on top.
  • Place the skillet into the oven and broil it for 15 minutes or until the bacon's crisp, it's browned on top and the beans are bubbly.
  • Let it cool for 5 or 10 minutes before serving.
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    This post was sponsored by Green Giant. All thoughts are my own.

    Hi, I'm Liza, a self-proclaimed word-nerd who loves getting sucked into whimsical stories and epic movies. I have laid-back, practical attitude towards life, and as a foodie at heart, I relish the chance to both cook and eat. (No picky-eater here!) Always on the hunt for good eats, easy recipes, binge-worthy shows, relaxing road trip destinations, the perfect mojito and time to finish my novel!

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