Cookin’ with Nino: Baked Beans Abita Root Beer Style

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Baked Beans Abita Root Beer Style

Recipe by Chef John Folse


  • 1 Pound bacon, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 6 ounces Abita Root Beer (3/4 cup)
  • 2 (12-ounce) cans baked beans
  • ¼ cup barbecue sauce
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard


Cook bacon in a saucepan over medium heat.  Transfer bacon to paper towels to drain.  Discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon drippings.  Add onions and cook, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until translucent.  Return bacon to pan.  Add root beer, baked beans, barbecue sauce and dry mustard; mix well.  Bring to a rolling boil.  Reduce heat to a simmer.  Cook 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Serve hot.


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