Boston Baked Beans

by

Drop

POSTED 16 April 2020 (LAST UPDATED 3 September 2021)

Serves

10

Total Time

6hrs 18mins

Calories

340

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. Get a step ahead a soak you're beans the night before to have them r...

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Dried haricot beans icon
    Dried haricot beans

    500 g (about 500)

  • Water icon
    Water

    1.17 kg (about 4 ¾ cups)

  • Water icon
    Water

    as needed

  • Bicarbonate of soda icon
    Bicarbonate of soda

    2 g (about ½ teaspoon)

  • Onion icon
    Onion

    1 (about 140 g)halved

  • Bacon icon
    Bacon

    200 g (about 7 ¼)chopped

  • Ground cloves icon
    Ground cloves

    1 pinch

  • Cayenne pepper icon
    Cayenne pepper

    ¼ teaspoon

  • Molasses icon
    Molasses

    100 g (about ¼ cup)

  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar

    50 g (about ¼ cup)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    8 g (about 1 ¼ teaspoons)

  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard

    40 g (about 2 ⅝ tablespoons)

    METHOD


  • 1. Add dried haricot beans and water to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 2. Soak overnight with water
  • 3. Drain with sieve
  • 4. Transfer a clean Dutch oven
  • 5. Add water to the Dutch oven
  • 6. Add bicarbonate of soda and onion to the beans
  • 7. Heat until boiling
  • 8. Simmer - 15 min
  • 9. Pre-heat oven - 120°C
  • 10. Add bacon, ground cloves, cayenne pepper, molasses, brown sugar, salt and dijon mustard to a clean small bowl
  • 11. Add beans
  • 12. Stir well until combined
  • 13. Cover with foil
  • 14. Bake - approx 5 hr, 120°C
  • 15. Serve

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