1/2 pound bacon, minced
1 onion, diced
3 tablespoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons freshly minced ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 green pepper, diced
1 teaspoon dry mustard
2 (16-ounce) cans kidney beans, undrained
1 (16-ounce) can pinto beans, undrained
1 (16-ounce) can black beans, undrained
1 cup Ed’s BBQ Sauce
1/4 cup molasses
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 bottle beer
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


In a large sauté pan, cook bacon over medium-low heat for 5 to 7 minutes.

Add onions, garlic, ginger, and peppers and cook until soft.

Add dry mustard and stir for 1 to 2 minutes.

Add the beans, BBQ sauce, molasses, brown sugar, and beans.

Stir and simmer on stove for 2 hours (or bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour).

Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and serve.