Description Edit


This recipe's 12 hour cook time allows you the flexibility to go to work, come home, fire up the grill, and entertain guests-the beans will be done just in time for dinner to be served.

  • Contributed by Catsrecipes Y-Group
  • Source: Southern Living 2007 Slow Cooked Sides
  • Prep: 20 minutes | Cook: 12 hr | Stand: 1 hr
  • Makes 9 servings

Ingredients Edit

  • 1 (20-oz) package dried Cajun 15-bean soup mix (like Hurst's HamBeen's Cajun 15-bean soup mix)
  • 1 (12-oz) package diced cooked ham (like Hormel Diced Cooked Ham)
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (18-oz) bottle of hickory smoke BBQ sauce (like KC Masterpiece Hickory BBQ sauce)
  • ¼ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp red pepper (cayenne)

Directions Edit

  1. Reserve spice packet in soup mix for other uses.
  2. Place beans in a large glass bowl; add water 2 inches above beans.
  3. Microwave on high 15 minutes; cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain.
  4. Combine beans, ham, broth, and onion in a 4-qt slow cooker.
  5. Combine BBQ sauce and remaining 4 ingredients, stir into bean mixture.
  6. Cover and cook on low 12 hours or until beans are tender and sauce is slightly thickened.
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