Worth Waiting For Baked Beans

Recipe: Worth Waiting For Baked Beans

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb Dried navy beans
  • 2 ts Unsalted butter
  • 1 Clove garlic — crushed
  • 1 c Onion — finely chopped
  • 3 Strips bacon —
  • Cooked&crumbled 3 Strips bacon — uncooked
  • 2 ts Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tb Dark brown sugar
  • 4 tb Molasses
  • 5 tb Chili sauce
  • 1 tb Dry mustard — English
  • 1 ts Curry powder
  • 1 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Dark rum
  • 1 1/2 c Tomato juice

Instructions:

  1. Needed Place beans in large pot of boiling water over high heat. Return to boiling. Turn off heat; let stand 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to very slow (275F). Grease 1 3/4 quart bean pot or casserole with the butter. Rub with garlic.
  3. Drain beans. Place in large mixing bowl. Add onion, crumbled bacon, brown sugar, Worcestershire, molasses, chili sauce, dry mustard, curry powder, salt and rum.
  4. Mix well. Stir in 1/4 cup of the tomato juice. Transfer to prepared bean pot. Place uncooked bacon strips on top.
  5. Bake, covered in a 275F oven for 7 hours or until beans are tender, gently stirring in additional tomato juice as liquid is absorbed by beans.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: lunch

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)