Boston Baked Beans

Boston Baked Beans

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"A wonderful old-fashioned baked bean flavor. This recipe has served by family for 29 years and originally came from my mother-in-law. It tastes great served with fresh cornbread or biscuits and honey. Although you need to allow time for soaking and simmering the beans, this recipe is still quite easy."

Ingredients

5 h {{adjustedServings}} servings 382 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 382 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 63.1g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 20.7 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 1320 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Soak beans overnight in cold water. Simmer the beans in the same water until tender, approximately 1 to 2 hours. Drain and reserve the liquid.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  3. Arrange the beans in a 2 quart bean pot or casserole dish by placing a portion of the beans in the bottom of dish, and layering them with bacon and onion.
  4. In a saucepan, combine molasses, salt, pepper, dry mustard, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil and pour over beans. Pour in just enough of the reserved bean water to cover the beans. Cover the dish with a lid or aluminum foil.
  5. Bake for 3 to 4 hours in the preheated oven, until beans are tender. Remove the lid about halfway through cooking, and add more liquid if necessary to prevent the beans from getting too dry.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I made this successfully in the crock pot. I soaked the beans overnight, drained them, skipped the simmer-for-2-hours step, and followed the rest of the recipe using the crock pot. I cooked it...

Out of all the baked bean recipes I found on this website, this is the only one made from scratch. I didn't want a "redo" of the canned stuff. These came out really good and even though you ha...

Definitely a keeper- I used all of the same ingredients listed in the original recipe, but I wanted to make mine in the crockpot. I soaked my beans for 8 hours, then simmered my beans for 1 hou...