Southern style baked beans, like all the best Southern dishes, include rich, smoky, cured pork as an anchor flavor. The South’s baked beans always include delicious bacon. The recipe below does a great job of making sure everyone at the party gets to enjoy those crispy morsels of flavor.
This recipe is shockingly easy to put together. In the oven, as the beans heat up and all the saucy goodness comes together, the bacon cooks further. Because it is in small pieces, every spoonful of beans will have a hearty dose!