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Maple Baked Beans Recipe

Maple Baked Beans Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried navy beans, rinsed, picked over
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 bacon slices, chopped
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

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Maple Baked Beans Recipe - Baked Beans, Bacon, Maple Syrup, Dijon Mustard

Try this version of homemade baked beans and you’ll never want to eat the stuff from a can again. I don’t bother soaking the beans for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 6

Facts per Serving

Calories: 557 Fat, Total: 15g Carbohydrates, Total: 90g
Cholesterol: 15mg Sodium: 868mg Protein: 20g
Fiber: 19g % Cal. from Fat: 24% % Cal. from Carbs: 65%

Preparation

  1. Combine 8 cups water, beans and salt in heavy large pot or Dutch oven. Simmer uncovered until beans are almost tender, about 30 minutes. Drain.
  2. Saute bacon in same pot over medium heat until crisp, about 6 minutes. Transfer bacon to paper towel-lined plate.
  3. Add onion and saute over medium-high heat until tender, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add 1 cup water, maple syrup, ketchup, vinegar, drained beans and reserved bacon. Simmer uncovered until mixture thickens slightly, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes. Season beans to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. DO-AHEAD TIP:Beans can be made 2 days ahead. Cool. Cover and refrigerate. Rewarm before serving.