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Boston Baked Beans

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Ingredients
  Dried navy beans 1 Pound
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 Medium
  Whole cloves 5
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Molasses/Maple syrup 4 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt pork 1⁄2 Pound, cut in slices
Directions

Water to cover.
The following day, cook the beans 30 minutes; drain.
Insert cloves in onions; put into a bean pot (or casserole) having a tight fitting cover.
Pour half the beans over the onions.
Combine most of the brown sugar, the molasses, mustard and pepper with 2 cups (1/2 liter) hot water and pour over beans.
Add the meat and cover with remaining beans.
Bake in a slow oven (300°F or 150°C), 3 to 4 hours.
During the last 30 minutes, remove cover, sprinkle beans with remaining brown sugar and bake until done.
Add hot water during baking, if needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bean

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