Baked Beans

Baked Beans

1 pound bacon, chopped
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1/4 cup tomato paste
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup molasses
1 pound dry Great Northern beans, sorted and rinsed
1 quart vegetable broth
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp pepper
2 tsp salt


Heat the oven to 250°.

Place a cast-iron Dutch oven over medium heat and add the bacon, onion, and jalapenos, stirring until the fat has rendered from the bacon and the onion is softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste, brown sugar, and molasses.

Add the beans to the Dutch oven, along with the broth, and bring to a boil over high heat. Add the cayenne, black pepper, and salt.

Give them a stir and cover the pot. Place the pot in the oven and bake for 5 to 7 hours, or until the beans are tender.


Crock pot instructions:

Preheat crock pot insert on low while prepping ingredients. Heat a cast-iron Dutch oven over medium heat and cook bacon, onion, and jalapeno as directed above. Pour into crock pot. Add remaining ingredients, stir well, and cook for 7 hours on low or until the beans are tender.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size:10


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