Boston Baked Beans

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    6hrs 18mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    10
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    212
based on 2 ratings

Baked beans are a hearty and flavorful favorite at summer barbecues. They're easy to make at home if you have the time, and they freeze well.

recipe updated Jun 25, 2018

Ingredients

  • Dried navy beans icon
    Dried navy beans
    500g
  • Water icon
    Water
    1170ml
  • Water icon
    Water
    as needed
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    2g
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Bacon icon
    Bacon
    200g
  • Ground cloves icon
    Ground cloves
    0g
  • Cayenne pepper icon
    Cayenne pepper
    0g
  • Molasses icon
    Molasses
    100g
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    50g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    8g
  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard
    40g

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Water
  • kCook icon Dutch oven
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Add dried navy beans
  3. Add water
  4. Soak water
  5. Drain with sieve
  6. Get a clean Dutch oven
  7. Add content of large mixing bowl to Dutch oven
  8. Add water
  9. Add baking soda
  10. Add halved onion
  11. Heat until boiling
  12. Simmer for 15min
  13. Pre-heat
  14. Get a clean small bowl
  15. Add chopped bacon
  16. Add ground cloves
  17. Add cayenne pepper
  18. Add molasses
  19. Add brown sugar
  20. Add salt
  21. Add dijon mustard
  22. Transfer wet ingredients to beans
  23. Stir well until combined
  24. Cover with foil
  25. Bake for approx 5h
  26. Serve
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