You are here: Home » Recipes » Spicy-Sweet Luau Beans Spicy-Sweet Luau Beans Recipe by Relish Yield 12-15 servings Baked beans get a tropical kick with sweet pineapple and zesty cilantro. PrintEmail Chock-full of bacon, ground chuck, onion, pineapple and pinto beans, these luau-ready baked beans are bursting with tons of flavor and great texture. Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable oil1/2 pound chopped bacon1 pound ground chuck1 tablespoon chili powder1 tablespoon ground cumin1 tablespoon garlic powder1 tablespoon pepper1 tablespoon cayenne1 1/2 cups ketchup1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce3 cups brown sugar1/4 cup bourbon1/4 cup liquid smoke2 tablespoons yellow mustard6 15 ounces pinto beans1 20 ounces diced pineapple1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro Instructions Place cast iron pot in bed of hot coals. Heat oil and add bacon, ground chuck and onions. Stir and cook until lightly browned and softened. Add chili powder, cumin, garlic, pepper and cayenne. Stir and cook until fragrant. In a large bowl, mix ketchup, barbecue sauce, sugar, bourbon, liquid smoke and yellow mustard. Pour mixture into pot. Stir to combine. Add beans, pineapple and cilantro, stir to combine. Place lid on pot and cover lid with hot coals. Cook 30 minutes.