What’s your ultimate Barbecue side dish? For me, nothing tops a good batch of warm, hearty Barbecue Beans. The combinations of sweet, sour, smokey, and spicy packed in this traditional side dish is everything you’ve come to expect in barbecue meals.

As the temperature has begun to rise and the aroma of grilled meats begin to fill the summer air, I knew that I needed to find a delicious, easy to make recipe that anyone could create within minutes. But what would be included in that recipe? What ingredients would need to be chosen? And, of course, what would we cook it in?

Say hello to the Fagor 3 in 1 Cooker. This versatile, everyday kitchen tool can not only pressure cook any meal or dish within minutes, it’s slow cooker and rice cooker settings give you 3 different cookers in one! This is definitely the ultimate cooking tool that every kitchen should have. But enough talk, let’s show you what it does! Get ready for a side dish packed full of every mouth watering flavor you’ve come to expect in a barbecue dish!

1 1/2 cups Honeyville Pinto Beans
6 cups Water
2 Bay Leaves
1 cup Honeyville Freeze Dried Ham
1 cup Honeyville Freeze Dried Onion
1/4 cup Honeyville Freeze Dried Bell Peppers
1/4 cup Dijon Mustard
1/4 cup Molasses
1/4 cup Honeyville Tomato Powder
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
4 Tbsp Barbecue Sauce
2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 Tbsp Chili Powder
2 cloves Garlic, minced


Place pinto beans, bay leaves, and water in pressure cooker bowl, place lid on cooker, and cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.

Release pressure, then drain water and remove bay leaves.

Make sure you save about 3 cups of water to place back in pressure cooker.

Add the remaining ingredients, including saved 3 cups of water, back into pressure cooker.

Cook on high pressure for 12 minutes, release pressure, then stir ingredients together.

Scoop out and serve.

This is the easiest, yet tastiest barbecue beans recipe you’ll ever find. The sweet aroma and spicy texture of the barbecue sauce, chili powder, garlic, and mustard, give you the right amounts of bold, full flavors you love in a typical summer side dish. The freeze dried ham bakes up perfect in this recipe, and the pinto beans are the perfect base for a meal your neighbors will want at every neighborhood cookout!

Summer time is here. Get bold with these awesome barbecue beans!