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Brown-Sugar Beans

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Brown sugar beans are made with northern beans along with brown sugar. Cooked and baked as a layered preparation with mustard for flavor and topped with bacon slices, the brown sugar beans are sweet and savory and can be spicy meain course meal.
  Great northern beans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dark brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Coarsely ground black pepper To Taste
  Bacon slices 6 , quartered

Cook beans to almost-tender stage; reserve liquid.
Layer beans about an inch deep in shallow baking pan or casserole; sprinkle liberally with brown sugar and several pinches mustard.
Add another layer of beans; sprinkle with brown sugar, mustard, good dash of salt, and pepper.
Place bacon randomly over top; add bean liquid until just visible through beans.
Bake in moderate oven about an hour.

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Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1032 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.4%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g11.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.3 mg3.4%

Sodium 606.3 mg25.3%

Total Carbohydrates 205 g68.5%

Dietary Fiber 37.4 g149.7%

Sugars 94.1 g

Protein 44 g87.5%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 33.1% Iron 58.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brown-Sugar Beans Recipe