This is a must have for Thanksgiving! We have been loving this recipe and I’ve made it at least 3 times in the last month. Super easy to prep ahead of time and come on it cooks in the crockpot! The beans stay tender and the bacon really makes the dish.
Slow Cooker Barbecued Green Beans
(Adapted from Spicy Southern Kitchen)
8 slices thick-cut bacon
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup ketchup
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup BBQ sauce
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 (14.5-ounce) cans green beans, drained
Chop bacon and cook it in a large nonstick pan. Remove bacon and set aside.
Discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon grease. Add onion to bacon grease left in pan and cook until soft.
In a medium bowl, stir together ketchup, brown sugar, BBQ sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper.
Add green beans to a lightly greased 4 to 6 quart crock pot.
Add onions along with any bacon grease left in pan to crock pot.
Pour ketchup mixture on top and stir in.
Sprinkle bacon on top. Cover crock pot and cook on LOW for 4 to 5 hours.