Drunken Baked Beans Casserole ~ a delicious blend of four different beans that are simply baked in a sweet and sour sauce made from onions, Bourbon, mustard, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar and ketchup. If you’re having a barbecue, this is the ultimate side dish you need to serve!
Sweet and flavorful baked beans made as easy as can be! No need to pre-boil any beans for this recipe, just an easy stir of all the beans and the ingredients mentioned and bake! The bourbon gives them a nice added flavor to the sauce. Making them very tasty!
Baked Bean Casserole makes a wonderful and delicious side dish to bring to a friend’s party or barbecue. It’s a real crowd-pleaser! Did I mention, it’s easy enough for tail-gating parties too!
We love making this baked beans casserole in a clear pyrex baking dish because it’s pretty enough to bake in it and serve, going from the oven to the table! Easy cleanup too!
Every year we serve these Drunken Baked Beans Casserole, they’re always a huge hit especially during Memorial weekend. The recipe was given to me by my dear friend Eileen! She named this recipe “drunken” because of the Bourbon she added into the sauce. Very clever of her! Thanks Eileen!
Drunken Baked Beans Casserole
- 1 (28 ounce or 2-16oz) can bake beans ( Bush’s original)
- 1 (15 ounce) can dark red kidney beans – rinse and drained
- 1 (15 ounce) can white beans – rinse and drained
- 1 (15 ounce) large butter beans- rinse and drained
- 1 small onion – diced
- 1/4 cup Bourbon or Rum or Red Wine
- 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
- 1/4 cup organic apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup organic brown sugar
- 1/2 cup organic ketchup
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Use a 13 x 9 baking dish Pyrex dish. Take the first 5 ingredients and place them into the baking dish.
2. In a medium size bowl, whisk together the Bourbon, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar and ketchup. Pour onto the bean mixture and gently mix all together until well blended.
3. Bake, uncovered for 35 to 40 minutes.
Remove from oven and cover with foil wrap to keep warm until you’re ready to serve.
Serve beans warm.
Here’s a Tip: If you are planning to make this one day ahead, keep in mind you may need to add some water to the sauce when re-heating in the oven.
Serves 8 to 10