Smoked Baked Beans

5 from 1 vote

Smoked Baked Beans

Smoked baked beans cooked low and slow over wood is the ultimate BBQ side dish. With added brown sugar, garlic, bacon, jalapeño, and other ingredients, there's a punch of flavor in every mouthful.
Servings 2
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes


  • Z Grills 1000D3E Wood Pellet Grill
  • Z Grills Apple Wood Pellets


  • 1/2 sweet yellow onion – diced
  • 6 slices cooked bacon – crumbled
  • 2 – 28 oz cans baked beans
  • 1 jalapeño – diced
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup mustard
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper


  • Preheat your Z Grills pellet smoker to 350 °F.
  • Cook six slices of bacon, drain, and set aside to cool.
  • Dice the onion and jalapeño. Set aside.
  • Add the baked beans to a large cast iron skillet.
  • Add in the diced onion, jalapeño, brown sugar, mustard, ketchup, and minced garlic. Crumble the bacon and add. Stir well to combine.
  • Place the cast iron skillet with the beans onto the smoker and cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally to make sure the beans at the bottom of the pot do not burn.
  • Remove from the smoker and serve immediately.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Smoked

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  1. Michael Joyce says:

    5 stars
    Sounds great, will try next!

  2. Seattle Guy says:

    Do you cover the skillet / Dutch oven when cooking? If so, for how long? Thanks.

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