Smoked Baked Beans

This recipe for Smoked Baked Beans will keep everyone fed and happy on your next camping trip. Plus, there's bacon involved. That’s all that really matters.
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Beans
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes


  • Camp Chef Dutch Oven
  • Camp Chef SmokePro XT Pellet Grill


  • 6 to 8 Strips of bacon cut into 1/2 inch squares
  • 1/2 medium onion (diced)
  • 1/2 Bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 to 2 Jalapeno peppers, diced (seeding is optional)
  • 55 ounces Canned baked beans
  • 1 can Pineapple chunks (drained)
  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 to 1 tbsp Dry, ground mustard


  • Sauté bacon pieces in fry pan until crispy and remove from pan with a slotted spoon.
  • Sauté onion, bell pepper and jalapeno pepper until tender.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine beans, pineapple, brown sugar, BBQ sauce and dry mustard.
  • Stir in bacon pieces and vegetables.
  • Pour into Camp Chef Dutch oven.
    Note: Leave the lid off the oven for a smokier flavour. (If things look dry, add additional BBQ sauce 1/4 -1/2 cup at a time).
  • Place in a 105-108°C smoker or pellet grill for 2 1/2 to 3 hours (make sure temperature of the baked beans reaches 71°C).
  • Note: Recipe can be cooked in a 12×9 or 9×9 baking pan in an oven at 177°C for 1 hour.
    *Total cook time is 2.5 to 3 hrs.