1 can (16 ounce size) pork and beans ***The "Fixin's"*** 1/2 cup sloppy joe sauce 1 1/2 tablespoon real bacon bits 1/2 tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon molasses 1 teaspoon dried minced onion 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard 1/8 teaspoon white vinegar 0.33 teaspoon black pepper
Combine the ingredients for the Fixin's in a small jar, cover, and refrigerate at least a 1/2-hour. (This allows the flavors to "meld").
At "bean" time, empty the can of beans into a small saucepan, and stir in the pre-made Fixin's. Over low-medium heat, bring the Beans and Fixin's to a simmer, stirring occasionally. When heated through --- serve!
160 calories, 2 grams fat, 30 grams carbohydrates, 7 grams proteinper serving. This recipe is low in fat.
Added some smoked sausage to this and it was da bomb! Never thought that a can of beans could taste so good.
Nov 26, 2012
I haven't tried this yet...I plan on it. I do have a suggestion. I would use a can of Baked Beans like Bush's Original. I suggest this because the "Fixins" were added to a can of Big Johns Baked Beans that was attached under the fixins. That is what I plan on trying.
Sep 29, 2012
Not very much li8ke the original "Big John's" beans. However, it isn't bad as a different beans recipe.
Jul 2, 2010
mullin Member since: July 2, 2010
We added 1/4 pound smoked boston butt per pound of beans. They were absolutely divine. people have talked about them for the 2 years we've been serving them at the lake for our July 4th celebration!!!!!
Jul 19, 2009
qwiop Member since: July 19, 2009
Very easy to make - excellent flavors - not just beans from a can. I did reduced liquid a tad the second time I made them (drained the beans) "Big John's!"
Feb 1, 2007
Not even close to the original recipe. It's over-powered by the Manwich sauce, not sweet enough, and way too much pepper!
Feb 27, 2006
These taste almost the same as the real thing Great copy cat recipe
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