Recipe: Cowboy Beans

Because we have a large family, this recipe is the perfect way to make everyone happy with a one-pot meal! And it always works...

Ingredients (serves 6):

  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 leek
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 100 g celery
  • 1 medium onion
  • 300 g canned tomatoes, chopped
  • 250 g brown sugar
  • 330 ml dark beer
  • 200 ml beef stock
  • 250 g pearl onions
  • 200 ml BBQ sauce (Bulls Eye Original)
  • 80 ml maple syrup
  • 400 g canned white beans
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon freshly-ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons sweet paprika powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2-3 chilies (when kids are eating too, leave them out)
  • 2 tablespoons Liquid Smoke
  • 1/2 bunch parsley, chopped
  • 200 g beef goulash meat
  • 200 g pork neck
  • 200 g bacon

Preparation:

Chop the vegetables. Cut the meat into small pieces. Chop the bacon into cubes. Place the oil in a large, oven-proof pot. Brown the bacon and meat for a few minutes. Add the vegetables and brown lightly. Add the spices (and chilies). 

Add the beef stock. Bring to a boil briefly. Add the rest of the ingredients (except the parsley). Cover and place in a 130° oven. Bake for 2- 2 1/2 hours. Stir occasionally. Season with salt and pepper to taste. If necessary, add a little water. Sprinkle the parsley on top. And.. pure pleasure. BBQ style. Yummi, enjoy your meal!