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Comfy Baked Beans

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Ingredients
  White beans 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Bacon slab/Salt pork 125 g 1⁄4 Pound
  Tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Chopped onions 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ketchup 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Fancy molasses 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Rinse beans and sort, if necessary, discarding any blemished ones and any grit.
In large Dutch oven or stockpot, cover beans with 3 times their volume of water.
Bring to boil; boil gently for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 1 hour.
Drain, discarding liquid.
Return soaked beans to pot along with 3 times their volume of fresh water.
Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 30 to 45 minutes or until tender.
Drain, reserving 2 cups (500 mL) cooking liquid.
Meanwhile, dice bacon; set aside.
In bowl, and using potato masher, mash tomatoes in their juice.
In bean pot or 16-cup (4 L) casserole, combine beans, reserved cooking liquid, bacon, tomatoes, onions, ketchup, molasses, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper.
Bake, covered, in 300°F (150°C) oven for 2-1/2 hours.
Uncover and bake for 1 to 1-1/2 hours longer or until sauce is thickened and coats beans well.
Makes about 10 cups (2.5 L)

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Bean
Servings: 
8

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