Chipotle Bourbon Porky Beans
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Chipotle Bourbon Porky Beans

Chipotle Bourbon Porky Beans ~ This delicious skillet meal gives classic pork and beans a boozy twist. Bacon, kielbasa & 2 kinds of beans in a rich chipotle bourbon BBQ sauce.
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6


  • 1/2 pound bacon cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 12-ounce package kielbasa cut into 1/2 inch rounds
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 1 chipotle pepper finely minced
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoon pepper perfect cider vinegar substitute regular cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 2-3 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 16-ounce can pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 16-ounce can can kidney beans drained and rinsed


  • Heat a large cast iron skillet to medium heat, add bacon and cook 5-6 minutes until crispy. Remove and drain on a paper towel lined plate. Set aside.
  • Add kielbasa to skillet and brown, 4-5 minutes. Remove and add to plate with bacon.
  • Add onion and chipotle to skillet, cook 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in ketchup, brown sugar and tomato paste, cook 2-3 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in chicken stock, scraping bits off bottom of the skillet.
  • Mix in remaining ingredients plus kielbasa and bring to a low boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 8-10 minutes until sauce thickens.
  • Stir in bacon and serve immediately.