Luau Baked Beans

Luau Baked Beans

Baked beans get a tropical kick with sweet pineapple and zesty cilantro.

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.

Serves: 12 Save

Ingredients (17)

  • ¼ cup Vegetable Oil
  • ½ lb Bacon
  • 1 lb Ground Beef Chuck
  • 1 T Chili Powder
  • 1 T Ground Cumin
  • 1 T Garlic Powder
  • 1 T Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 T Cayenne Pepper
  • 1½ cup Ketchup
  • 1½ cup Barbecue Sauce
  • 3 cup Brown Sugar
  • ¼ cup Bourbon
  • ¼ cup Liquid Smoke
  • 2 T Yellow Mustard
  • 90 oz Canned Pinto Beans
  • 20 oz Canned Pineapple Tidbits
  • ½ cup Chopped Cilantro


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Place lid on pot and cover lid with hot coals. Cook 30 minutes.