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Slow Cooker Barbecued Green Beans

Slow Cooker Barbecued Green Beans are sweet and tangy with lots of smoky bbq flavor.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 185kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 8 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 (14.5-ounce) cans green beans, drained


  • Chop bacon and cook it in a large nonstick pan. Remove bacon and set aside.
  • Discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon grease. Add onion to bacon grease left in pan and cook until soft.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together ketchup, brown sugar, BBQ sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  • Add green beans to a lightly greased 4 to 6 quart crock pot. 
  • Add onions along with any bacon grease left in pan to crock pot.
  • Pour ketchup mixture on top and stir in.
  • Sprinkle bacon on top. Cover crock pot and cook on LOW for 4 to 5 hours.


Calories: 185kcal