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Kenny's Cowboy Beans


My brothers are both good cooks. Here is a recipe my oldest brother concocted, which turned out fabulous. My favorite go-to recipe when I want a pot of cowboy beans. Enjoy!

2 cans red beans (drained)
2 cans pinto beans (drained)
1 1/2 cups diced ham
1/2 onion, minced
1/2 green pepper, chopped
1 can chopped chilies, or 2-3 diced jalapenos (depending on your taste for hot and spicy)
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup honey barbecue sauce (I like Sweet Baby Rays)
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 cup beef broth
1/8 cup mustard
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon mustard seed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

In large baking dish combine all ingredients and mix well. Bake uncovered for 2-3 hours at 225 degrees, adding more broth if needed. Serves 12-15. Delicious! 
*Add 10 oz. sliced Kielbasa to this dish for a great one-pot meal.
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