BBQ Dinner Recipe Sides Vegan

Baked Beans n’ Greens

I love baked beans. I used to love having them with hot dogs over the summer at barbecues and stuff, but there are so many ways to enjoy them vegan style; like with some sautéed greens or vegan mac n’ cheese.

I used some super yummy Maple & Onion baked beans by a company called Field Day, and while I didn’t find a vegan certified label on the can (even though the ingredients seem to be 100% vegan), I was super excited to see a label for BPA-free can lining.

So potentially when I made this, it wasn’t 100% vegan, but, you can totally find your favorite vegan baked beans to use, or find a recipe and make your own batch; the one below by Minimilist Baker has my attention :p

1-Pot BBQ Baked Beans

Baked Beans n' Greens

I had a lot of spinach that needed to get used up, so I sauteed it with a can of baked beans, and the result was delicious; with a little added flavor, it was even more delicious.

Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword Recipe, Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 1/4 cup veggie stock
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 15 oz baked beans (1 can)
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp NOLA cajun seasoning by Seasonality Spices
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the veggie stock in a medium size skillet over medium/high heat, and add the spinach once it starts boiling. Cook and stir for about 5 minutes.

  2. Once the spinach is cooked down, add the rest of the ingredients, and cook for about another 5 minutes over medium/high heat.

  3. Enjoy!

Feel free to get creative with your favorite flavors and seasonings, I just used what I’ve been liking lately; like this NOLA Red Cajun Seasoning by Seasonality Spices.

I hope you’ve BEAN having a great summer and going to lots of awesome BBQ fun-ness 🙂

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