Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans

Recipe By

$5 Dinners

"Our family gives these beans a huge stamp of approval…even my bean-averse kiddo loved these. The BBQ, the bacon, the beef, and the beans….perfect cowboy food!"

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

8 hours



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  • 1 bag Hurst's Slow Cooker Bacon & Beans

  • 7 cups water

  • 1 lb. ground beef, browned

  • 4 slices bacon, cut into pieces

  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced

  • 1 small white onion, chopped

  • 2 cups BBQ sauce

  • 2 tbsp spicy mustard

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. To a large slow cooker (5 qt or larger), add the dried beans, water, browned ground beef, bacon pieces, bell pepper, onion, BBQ sauce, spicy mustard and a little salt and pepper. (You can add more salt and pepper after it cooks, to taste!)
  2. Set on low and cook for 8 hours.
  3. Serve Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans with rolls or cornbread, or over rice, with some fresh veggies.