Maple and Ginger Baked Beans

Maple and Ginger Baked Beans

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"Baked beans made from scratch in the slow cooker. It takes a lot of time to cook, but not a lot of work. Use Yellow Eye beans if they are available in your area, and grade A amber maple syrup if you can."

Ingredients

19 h servings 384 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 384 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 62g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 13.9 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 290 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Soak the dried beans in a large pot of water overnight, then drain. Refill the pot with water, and bring to a boil. Simmer until beans are tender, about 1 hour.
  2. While the beans are cooking, mix together the maple syrup, molasses, brown sugar, ginger, mustard powder, salt, pepper and water. Set aside.
  3. Place onion wedges into the bottom of a 3 quart or larger slow cooker. Place salt pork cubes over the onion. Drain the beans, and transfer to the slow cooker. Pour the maple syrup mixture over the beans. If there is not enough liquid to cover the beans, add a little more hot water.
  4. Cover, and cook on the Low setting for 10 to 12 hours, or cook on High for 5 to 6 hours. If cooking the beans on High, you will want to check occasionally in case they need a little bit more water. If the beans are too juicy for your liking, leave the lid off for the last 30 minutes to steam off some of the liquid.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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Just a comment on this recipe I submitted. Wow, haven't looked at this site in awhile... anyhow, in defense of this recipe... this is a variation of the more traditional New England baked bean...

After reading the reviews I was a little leary to try this recipe. I will have to say that I am very glad I did. There were a few subtle things that I changed only because of previous experience...

I had to try these after reading the creator's review - her approach to cooking sounded like mine. The only modification I made was to use heaping teaspoons of ginger and mustard (it's a habit)...

Not sure what I did wrong, but these were not good - they came out very bland. My husband and I stood over the crock pot, repeatedly tasting then adding various spices we thought were missing un...

Without reviews i tried this, & it is very good. I liked the ginger in the recipe, gave it new kick! I'd of never thought of putting ginger in this dish. I only gave it 4 stars even though it ta...

My significant other wanted to try to make home made baked beans, so I found this recipe and gave it to him to make while I was gone for the day. I came home, the house smelled wonderful, and th...

This was a hit! I used a 1/2 of bacon instead of the salted pork. Cooked in slow cooker on low for 10 hrs and took the lid off the last hr. No problems with the beans having too much liquid. ...

I use a half pound of bacon diced and fried in place of the salt pork. I sometimes use all molasses instead of the maple syrup. No matter how you make this one it is a keeper and tastes delici...

I made these beans to go with my smoked chicken dinner. I did a quick soak on the GN beans and then cooked an hour as per directed. Next time I would not cook that long b4 going into the slow co...