Side Dishes

Homemade Baked Beans

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One of my favorite things to enjoy at summer meals is baked beans. I never dreamed of making my own until recently where I have become an avid label reader. While canned baked beans aren't necessarily bad for you, I have found that it is better and tastier to make your own! After several attempts to get that just right texture and flavor I have met with success! It's Northern beans(navy beans) meets a sweet, slightly spicy sauce with applewood smoked bacon, sauteed green pepper and ga

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1 cup dry northern beans(navy beans)
1 onion-chopped very fine
1 green pepper-chopped very fine
1 Tablespoon garlic-minced
6 slices bacon-cooked and chopped fine-I use applewood smoked no nitrate bacon
2 Tablespoons canola oil-divided
2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 Tablespoons worcestershire or teriyaki sauce
2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 Tablespoons brown sugar
1 cup barbecue sauce-I use a mix of a sweet and spicy sauce
1/2 cup ketchup
Take uncooked beans and place in a pot, cover with water and allow to sit overnight. When you are ready to cook, drain the old water, and fill pot with new water until the beans are covered. Cook on medium...
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Nutritions

Calories
261

Sodium
1597mg
66% DV

Fat
12g
18% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
20g
7% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV