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Dutch Oven One Pot Dinner

Dutch Oven One Pot Dinner is 3 kinds of beans, bacon and ground beef in a sweet and smokey, BBQ sauce that’ll make your taste buds dance!!!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Lunch, Main Meal, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound bacon, cut into pieces
  • 1 tbsp granulated onion
  • 2 1lb 15 ounce cans of pork and beans
  • 1 15 ounce can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 15 ounce can lima beans, drained
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup browned sugar
  • 3 tbsp liquid smoke
  • 6 tbsp white vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Brown ground beef and drain off fat and put beef into Dutch Oven.
  • Brown bacon and drain most of the fat, add to the ground beef in the Dutch Oven.
  • Add all remaining ingredients and stir well to incorporate.
  • Place Dutch oven over a low heat with lid on and cook for 2 hours. Stir now and then to prevent sticking to the bottom. Serve with cornbread or a loaf of hearty bread. Enjoy!


As an alternative to the Dutch Oven, follow the same instructions, but add items to your crock pot and cook on low for 4-6 hours. 
Keyword Dutch Oven, Dutch Oven One Pot Dinner