Classic Baked Beans

3

PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

6 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 10 hours
Classic Baked Beans

John Cullen

Set it and forget it for these slow cooker classic baked beans! You can substitute the beer for water if you'd like.


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-pepper flakes
  • 2 cups dry navy beans , rinsed
  • 341 mL bottle regular beer , 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.

Recipe courtesy of Chatelaine.com

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.