Firehouse Baked Beans Recipe

These sweet and tangy beans are very rich and perfect for a summer barbecue!

Firehouse Baked Beans Recipe

How To Make Firehouse Baked Beans

This hearty baked beans recipe will satisfy your sweet and savory cravings.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
Total: 1 hr 35 mins


  • 28 oz pork and beans , (1 can)
  • 28 oz pinto, (1 can), can be kidney beans or any chili with beans, drained if using pinto or kidney beans
  • 6 oz bacon rashers, cut into cubes
  • oz red onions, or yellow onions, minced
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • tbsp yellow mustard, prepared
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste

For Serving:

  • bread toasts
  • protein of your choice

For Garnish:

  • parsley


  1. Heat up your oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the bacon and saute to extract the oil. Drain and set aside.
  2. Using the same Dutch oven, add the onions and garlic. Saute until translucent.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients, except for the salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  4. Bring stew to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Continue simmering until reduced by half, roughly 15 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  5. Preheat your oven to 360 degrees F while waiting.
  6. Cover and stew in the oven for an hour. Stir occasionally.
  7. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  8. Either serve as is, alongside any protein for a main dish or simply with toast and eggs as breakfast.


  • Sugar: 79g
  • :
  • Calcium: 191mg
  • Calories: 690kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 133g
  • Cholesterol: 21mg
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 16g
  • Iron: 6mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Potassium: 1128mg
  • Protein: 19g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 1466mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 908IU
  • Vitamin C: 5mg
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