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Crock Of Beans


  • 1 pound (1 1/2 cups) diced bacon
  • 1 bunch chopped green onions (all parts , about 1 cup)
  • 12-ounce bottle of beer
  • 1 cup light stock
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce (of your choice)
  • 1 pound (about 6 cups) cooked white beans
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs


  • Preheat the oven to 350. In a medium dutch oven cook the bacon until crisp, about 5 minutes. Add the green onions and cook for 2 minutes. Pour in the beer, reduce by half ,and add the stock and barbecue sauce. Fold in the cooked beans, and stir to coat. Season , and top with the bread crumbs. Place in the oven and cook for 30 minutes.