Homemade Amish Style Baked Beans


Published: 06/03/2016

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Ingredients:
1 lb. dried Great Northern Beans
1 lb. thick cut bacon, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1/4 cup tomato paste
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup molasses
vegetable broth
1 tsp black pepper
2 tsp salt

Instructions:
Soak beans overnight in a plastic container covered with cold water.

The next day pre-heat oven to 250 degrees.

Place a large oven safe pot over medium heat.
Add in chopped uncooked bacon and onion, cook about 5 minutes until onions are soft.
Stir in tomato paste, brown sugar and molasses.
Drain the beans, keeping the liquid stored in a measuring cup.
Add beans to pot.
Add enough vegetable broth to the bean liquid to total 4 cups´╗┐ and add to pot.
Raise heat to high and bring to a boil.
Add black pepper and salt.
Stir and cover pot with a lid.
Place in oven for 6-8 hours until the beans are soft.

 

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