Maple Baked Beans Recipe

Maple Baked Beans Recipe


Ingredients

1 pound (2-1/3 cups)dry beans
water for soaking and precooking
1 mediumonion
¼ cuppure maple syrup
⅓ cupbrown sugar
2 tablespoonsmolasses
2 tablespoonstomato paste (or ketchup)
2 teaspoonsdry mustard
3 cupshot water (for cooking)
1 teaspoonsalt
to tastepepper

Preparation

Prepare Beans

  1. Rinse and sort the beans.
  2. Place the beans in a large bowl.
  3. Fill with water in order to submerge the beans by at least two inches of water.
  4. Soak overnight (8-12 hours).

Prepare maple baked beans

  1. The next day, transfer the drained and rinsed again beans to a large pot.
  2. Re-fill with water and bring to a boil.
  3. Turn down the heat and simmer for about 45 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and rinse again.
  5. Preheat oven to 225 F.
  6. Once again, transfer the precooked beans in your dutch oven or a large oven proof pot.
  7. Add the rest of the ingredients, cover and cook for approximately 6 hours.
  8. Remove the lid the last 30 minutes or so in order to obtain a nice golden color. As with the slow cooker method, if the beans appear dry, make sure to add a little water.

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