Beer and Bacon Butter Beans

Beer and Bacon Butter Beans

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8 servings

$1.28 per serving

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Naturally Hardwood Smoked
Bar-S Thick Cut Bacon

Substitute with other Bar-S Products:

Naturally Hardwood Smoked or Lower Sodium Bacon

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  • 1 package of Bar-S Thick Cut Bacon
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 6 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cups amber ale
  • 2 cans white beans, any variety
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 small sprig rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Cut up bacon into about 1-inch slices.
  • Cook the sliced bacon, covered, over medium-high heat until crispy.
  • Mince the shallot and garlic cloves.
  • Remove bacon when crispy with a slotted spoon and leave grease in the pan.
  • Cook the minced shallot in the bacon grease until translucent (about 5 minutes).
  • Add garlic and cook about a minute.
  • Add in cooked bacon, chicken stock, beer, beans, honey, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and rosemary sprig.
  • Bring mixture to a boil.
  • Take off heat and place in a covered pot (or leave in the pan if it is oven-safe). Place in the oven for 2 hours, until the beans are tender, and liquid is reduced.
  • Stir in butter and season with additional salt and pepper to taste.

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