Baked Beans with Molasses
Old-fashioned baked beans sweetened with molasses and seasoned with sliced onion, tomato paste, cider vinegar, dry mustard and a hint of cayenne.
1 1/2 cups dry yellow-eye or navy beans
3 1/2 cups water
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 onion, sliced
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 tablespoons molasses
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
- Drain soaked beans. Combine with water in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer until tender, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Drain.
- Add remaining ingredients and combine in a baking dish, stirring well.
- Cover tightly and bake at 350°F (175°C) for 30 minutes.
- Remove cover and bake for 30 minutes more.
Makes 5 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy The Michigan Bean Commission.