Simple & Easy Baked Beans

Simple & Easy Baked Beans

Ingredients

  • 3 cups dried white or navy beans
  • 1 cup dark beer or water
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion
  • 6 tbsp. molasses or Grade B maple syrup
  • 6 tbsp. organic ketchup
  • 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp. Celtic sea salt
  • 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • Thinly sliced organic salt pork or bacon to cover beans

Instructions

  • Soak beans overnight
  • Rinse beans, drain, add to saucepot, cover with water and bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 45 minutes
  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees
  • Drain the beans and pour into a greased bean pot or casserole with lid
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir
  • Place in over, covered for 3 ½ hours
  • Remove cover and leave in over for another hour longer
  • Remove from oven, discard salt pork/bacon covering and serve.

*If beans begin to dry out while cooking add chicken stock to moisten.

Enjoy hot with your favorite roast pork dish, mix with quinoa or brown rice and freeze the leftovers for supper later in the weekJ