Campfire cowboy beans by Bear Creek Smokehouse

Updated: May. 13, 2016 at 9:00 PM CDT
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TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Robbie Shoults with Marshall's Bear Creek Smokehouse shares a simple, satisfying dish you can cook right over your Memorial Day campfire, if you're the outdoors-y type. If not, make it on the stovetop and enjoy!

Campfire cowboy beans

1/2 pound diced Bear Creek bacon

One yellow bell pepper, chopped

One purple onion, chopped

Two jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped

Three cloves of fresh garlic, minced

3-15 ounce cans of pinto beans

One medium tomato, chopped

One can of chicken broth, or your favorite beer

2 tablespoons of Guajillo chili powder

1 teaspoon of cumin

Pinch of salt


In a large skillet, cook bacon then add Bell pepper, onion, jalapeño pepper, and minced garlic, and stir over medium heat for five minutes

Add pinto beans, tomatoes, chicken broth or beer, and spices. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.

This is a great dish to cook over your Memorial Day campfire!

Visit Bear Creek on Facebook by clicking here. They are located at 10857 State Hwy 154 in Marshall, and their number is 903-935-5217.