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Classic Baked Beans

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  Navy beans/Pea beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onion 1
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Molasses 1 1⁄5 Cup (19.2 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Tabasco 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt pork/Thick bacon 1⁄4 Pound

In a large kettle, cover beans with 6 to 8 cups water. Bring to a boil and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, one hour. Return to heat; add onion, bay leaf, and salt. Simmer, covered, about an hour, or until tender. Or soak the beans overnight in water, and then cook with the additions until tender. Drain and reserve 3 cups of the cooking liquid. Combine liquid with tomato sauce, molasses, dry mustard, vinegar, and Tabasco. Put beans in pan or casserole; bury salt pork in beans, then add liquid mixture. Cover and bake 6 to 8 hours, or to desired consistency.

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Nutrition Facts

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Calories 366 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g21.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 12.2 mg4.1%

Sodium 712.3 mg29.7%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.6%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g29.9%

Sugars 31.3 g

Protein 7 g15%

Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 8.4%

Calcium 15.5% Iron 23.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Classic Baked Beans Recipe