Make game days better with this lip-smacking baked beans recipe! It’s slow-cooked and packed with sweet and luscious flavors. Everyone knows that anything with protein heightens game day spirits, and this recipe works nicely for it. Our baked beans recipe does not take too long to make and cook, so it should be great to serve as soon as the game starts. We promise it will be worth the wait, and your friends will thank you for it!
Our version of the baked beans and hot dogs is made with a simple combo of tomato sauce, molasses, and mustard. It’s a strong blend, but its sweetness will make it just right for the kids to enjoy as well. Top it off with some shredded cheddar cheese or add a dash of hot sauce to incorporate some heat into it.
Thinking of setting up a whole game–day meal? Fortunately, we have a ton of recipes that you can serve up with this plate. Try it out with our Bar-Style Boneless Buffalo Wings for more heat! If you’re feeling like adding a dish also loaded with savory notes, cook up some Copycat Lone Star’s Amarillo Cheese Fries and Dip. Your game days will be one belly-filling event to remember! Check out how to make our baked beans recipe today.
How To Make Baked Beans with Hot Dogs
Enjoy game days with our baked beans recipe! It comes with hot dogs, a mix of pork and beans and sweet tones of molasses and mustard.
- Heat up a skillet with oil over medium heat. Add the frankfurters and saute until fully caramelized roughly 8 to 10 minutes.
- Add onions and saute until translucent.
- Add baked beans, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and molasses.
- Bring the stew to a simmer, season with salt and pepper, and continue simmering until it has reduced by at least half and thickened for roughly 15 minutes.
- While waiting, prepare your topping. In a mixing bowl, add the corn muffin mix, cheese, milk, green onions, melted butter, chili powder, egg.
- Whisk until a batter is formed and set aside.
- Preheat also your oven to 360 degrees F.
- Transfer into a baking casserole of your choice.
- Pour the batter on top and spread to cover all the spaces.
- Bake in the oven until the topping turns golden brown, roughly 15 minutes.
- Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.
- Sugar: 17g
- Calcium: 269mg
- Calories: 793kcal
- Carbohydrates: 55g
- Cholesterol: 100mg
- Fat: 54g
- Fiber: 8g
- Iron: 5mg
- Monounsaturated Fat: 25g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g
- Potassium: 738mg
- Protein: 26g
- Saturated Fat: 23g
- Sodium: 2155mg
- Trans Fat: 1g
- Vitamin A: 800IU
- Vitamin C: 6mg
Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of hot dogs can I use?
You can use any type of hot dog that you prefer. Some that would work deliciously with this baked beans recipe are chicken or beef hot dogs. If you’re feeling indulgent, you can even use sausages like Kielbasa sausages for a smoky and sweet flavor or a Bratwurst sausage for a more mild and gingery take.
What are some vegan-friendly alternatives for this baked beans recipe?
If you’re a vegetarian and still prefer a filling game day meal, try using just one 40 oz can of beans without pork. In replacement of the hot dogs, you can add in some lentils or quinoa. Then top it off with some nuts of your choice for additional crunch!
ConclusionCheer on your favorite team while filling your belly up with our baked beans recipe! Cook it hours ahead and serve it just in time for the big day. Your friends are bound to be scooping for seconds.
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