Ranch Style Beans Recipe


Ranch Style Beans Recipe

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Enjoy this delicious side dish by Bad To The Bone BBQ


1 lb Pinto beans Beef base
1 Yellow onion – chopped
4 Cloves garlic – minced
1/4 C Olive oil Salt and black pepper – to taste
1 T Cumin

1 T Chili powder

1 T Granulated garlic

1/4 C Liquid Smoke or brisket drippings
2 T Crystal Hot Sauce

1/2 lb Brisket trimmings or any other leftover smoked meats
1/4 C Brown sugar

1 C BBQ sauce


  1. Soak beans overnight in water; drain and fill pot with water, enough to cover and bring to a boil and add beef base.
  2. Meanwhile, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until translucent; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add onion mixture, cumin, chili powder, granulated garlic, pepper, Liquid Smoke or brisket trimmings and hot sauce to beans and continue to simmer over medium heat for 1 1/2 to 2 hours until beans are tender.
  4. Add BBQ sauce, brown sugar and salt; mix well and continue to simmer until all ingredients are mixed well and sugar is dissolved.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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