Homestyle Baked Black Beans

Perfect alongside a grilled burger or brat.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 strips packaged cooked bacon, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped red OR yellow bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup Karo┬« Dark Corn Syrup
  • 2 tablespoons light OR dark brown sugar
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, lightly drained
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Heat butter and bacon in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add corn syrup and brown sugar and cook 1 minute. Stir in beans and mustard; bring to boil and boil for 1 minute.
  3. Pour into lightly greased 8-inch square baking dish. Bake 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  4. Southwestern Sweet Black Beans:
    Stir in 3 tablespoons chopped green chilies and 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro along with beans. Omit mustard. Bake as directed.