Labor Day Baked Beans

Serves 8

½ lb ground beef
½ lb bacon, diced
1 onion, chopped
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
¼ cup ketchup
1 tbsp mustard
¼ cup BBQ sauce
½ tsp pepper
½ tsp chili powder
3 cans (16oz each) mixed beans (i.e. Kidney Beans, Pinto, white beans etc)

Preheat oven to 350ºFahrenheit. Lightly grease a 2 1/2qt casserole dish.

Cook beef, bacon and onion in a large saucepan until cooked through. Drain fat. Combine the rest of the ingredients, except the beans, in a bowl. Mix well. Then add to the meat and stir. Mix in beans and place the mixture into the casserole dish. Cover and bake in the oven for about 1 hour.

Great for a crowd!