Chuck Wagon Beef and Beans recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Chuck Wagon Beef and Beans

Serves 10-12
Cuisine: American
Category: Soups & Stews
Chuck Wagon Beef and Beans is thick and hearty with barbecue sauce and fresh jalapeños. Make this easy, crowd-pleasing recipe for game day or any festive occasion.
Prep Time
20 mins
Other Time
Cook Time
1 hr 10 mins
Total Time
1 hr 30 mins
  • 1 pound Certified Angus Beef ® ground chuck
  • 1/2 pound bacon, chopped
  • 2 jalapeños, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F. In a Dutch oven brown bacon over medium heat. With a slotted spoon, remove bacon; set aside and discard excess fat from pan.
  2. Put Dutch oven back on the stovetop over medium heat. Brown ground chuck, stirring frequently for 5 minutes; stir in jalapeño and onion; spoon out and discard excess fat. Stir in barbeque sauce, ketchup, water, mustard and reserved bacon. Bring to a simmer then stir in beans.
  3. Put lid on Dutch oven, place in oven and bake for 45 minutes.
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