Spicy Western Beef Steaks with Cowboy Beans

The barbecue was made for steaks, and you could argue barbecue sauce was too. Add in thick-cut bacon and beans, and you’ve got a meal fit for a cowboy.
The barbecue was made for steaks, and you could argue barbecue sauce was too. Add in thick-cut bacon and beans, and you’ve got a meal fit for a cowboy.

Spicy Western Beef Steaks with Cowboy Beans

Prep Time
10

MINUTES

10 minutes
Cook Time
30

MINUTES

30 minutes
Serves
6

Calories
669

  • Calories669
  • Total Fat28 g
  • Cholesterol167 mg
  • Sodium943 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate39 g
  • Protein56 g

Ingredients

  • 2 , cut 1-inch thick (about 2-lb.)

  • 4 slice

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 4 tablespoon brown sugar, packed, divided

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • 1 cup onion, finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, finely chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 can kidney beans, 15-oz., drained

  • 1 can pinto beans, 15-oz., drained

Cooking Instructions

  • Combine ketchup, vinegar, water, 3 tablespoons brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce in medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Refrigerate 3/4 cup for beans. Refrigerate 1/4 cup for basting. Cool remaining sauce.
  • Place steaks and cooled sauce in resealable plastic bag; turn to coat. Refrigerate 6 hours, turning occasionally.
  • When ready to prepare dinner, cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp; remove from skillet, drain bacon on paper towels and then crumble. Discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon drippings. Reduce heat to medium. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic to skillet; cook 5 minutes. Stir in bacon, beans, 3/4 cup sauce and remaining 1 tablespoon brown sugar; heat through. Keep warm.
  • Preheat grill to medium. Remove steaks; discard marinade. Grill, uncovered and turning occasionally, 16 to 20 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness (internal temp 150°F to 160°F). Brush both sides with reserved 1/4 cup sauce during last 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Trim and discard fat. Carve steaks into thin slices. Serve with beans.

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