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Sweet and Spicy Baked Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet and Spicy Baked Beans recipe? Learn how to make Sweet and Spicy Baked Beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by marvelousmaxie

Makes 10 servings



To quick-soak the beans, cover with water to 2 inches above beans; bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour. Then continue the recipe with preheating the oven. Just one serving of this side goes a long way toward helping you reach your daily fiber goal.

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet and Spicy Baked Beans

1 pound dried navy beans
4 oz bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 cup diced onion (1 small)
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/3 cup light molasses
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
3 tablespoons minced jalapeņo pepper (about 1)
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
5 cups water, divided
1 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for Sweet and Spicy Baked Beans

  1. Sort and wash beans; place in a large Dutch oven. Cover with water to 2 inches above beans; cover and let stand 8 hours or overnight. Drain beans.

  2. Preheat oven to 350°.

  3. Cook bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat 5 minutes or just until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in pan; return bacon to pan. Add onion to drippings in pan; cook 5 minutes or until onion begins to brown, stirring often. Add tomato paste; cook 2 minutes, stirring often. Add molasses, sugar, jalapeņo, mustard, and red pepper; stir to combine. Stir in beans and 4 cups water. Increase heat to medium-high; bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat. Cover and bake at 350° for 3 hours. Stir in remaining 1 cup water. Cover and bake an additional 1 hour or until beans are tender, but not falling apart, and liquid is almost absorbed. Remove from oven; stir in salt.

Categories

Beans, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 205.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
268
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
13mg
4%
Sodium
508mg
21%
Potassium
808mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
41.1g
14%
Dietary Fiber
11.4g
46%
Sugars
12.1g
Protein
14.6g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 10% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in magnesium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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