Classic baked beans

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

10 hrs

Makes

6 Servings

Classic baked beans

John Cullen


Ingredients

  • 1 onion , finely chopped
  • 4 slices bacon , chopped
  • 1/2 cup fancy molasses
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes
  • 2 cups dry navy beans , rinsed
  • 341-mL bottle regular or de-alcoholized beer

Instructions

  • Stir onion with bacon, molasses, ketchup, Dijon, salt and chili flakes in slow-cooker insert. Stir in beans, beer and 3 cups of water until combined. Cover and cook on low until beans are tender, about 10 hours. Serve with baguette slices topped with grated cheese and broiled. Beans will keep well, refrigerated, up to a week.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 417,
  • Protein
  • 17 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 71 g,
  • Fat
  • 9 g,
  • Fibre
  • 11 g,
  • Sodium
  • 656 mg.

Testing Tip

We were surprised (but thrilled) that dry navy beans do not need to be soaked for this recipe. Beer can be replaced by 1 1/3 cups water.