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Old Fashioned Baked Beans Using Molasses

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  Dry navy beans 32 Ounce (2 Packages, 16 Ounce Each, Pea)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Dark molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed dark brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 5 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 4 Teaspoon
  Bacon slices/1/4 pound salt pork, diced 4 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped

1. Rinse beans with running cold water and discard any stones or shriveled beans. In 8-quart Dutch oven over high heat, heat beans and 12 cups water to boiling; cook 3 minutes. Remove Dutch oven from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans.
2. Return beans to Dutch oven; add 7 1/2 cups water; over high heat, heat to boiling. Cover and bake in 350°F. oven 1 hour. Stir in molasses and remaining ingredients; cover and continue baking 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Remove cover; bake 15 to 30 minutes longer, until baked-bean mixture is of desired consistency.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4039 Calories from Fat 145

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.8%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.9 mg2.3%

Sodium 6004.1 mg250.2%

Total Carbohydrates 780 g259.8%

Dietary Fiber 228.6 g914.6%

Sugars 204 g

Protein 210 g420.3%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 51%

Calcium 228.7% Iron 378.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Old Fashioned Baked Beans Using Molasses Recipe