How To Make Sweet and Sour Beans


1 pound bacon
3 onions, chopped
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon dry hot mustard
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans, drained
1 (15 ounce) can lima beans, drained
1 (15 ounce) can butter beans
2 (15 ounce) cans baked beans


Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons bacon fat.

Add onions to fat in pan, and saute until soft. Stir in garlic powder, dry mustard, wine vinegar, and brown sugar. Simmer for 20 minutes.

In a large pot or slow cooker combine bacon and onion mixture with the kidney beans, lima beans, butter beans, and baked beans. Mix together, and simmer for 70 minutes.