Set it and forget it for these slow cooker classic baked beans! You can substitute the beer for water if you'd like.
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
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.
Calories 417, Protein 17g, Carbohydrates 71g, Fat 9g, Fibre 11g, Sodium 656mg.
Recipe courtesy of Chatelaine.com
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.
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