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Smoked Blueberry Beanie Weenie

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time3 hrs 45 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: Mike


  • 1 16 ounce can great northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 16 ounce can light red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 16 ounce can dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 3/4 cup blueberry syrup
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried ginger
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • Freshly ground black pepper and hot sauce to taste
  • Hot dogs sliced as desired


  • Fire up your smoker for cooking at 225 F. Use a light wood such as apple, maple or peach.
  • Place the beans in a large bowl.
  • Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the bacon and cook until just starting to crisp. Remove.
  • Add the onion and saute until softened. Remove.
  • Combine all but the hot dogs with the beans.
  • Pour the mixture into a 8" x 13" disposable pan and place on the smoker, uncovered, for 3 hours.
  • Stir in the hot dogs and cook another 30 minutes.
  • Serve.