Homemade Amish Style Baked Beans

Homemade Amish Style Baked Beans

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These homemade baked beans from scratch are so easy to make and have great flavor with the brown sugar, molasses and bacon.


Ingredients:

  • 1 pound dried Great Northern Beans
  • 1 pound thick cut bacon, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup tomato paste
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsps salt

Directions:

  1. Soak beans overnight in a plastic container covered with cold water.
  2. The next day pre-heat oven to 250 degrees.
  3. Place a large oven safe pot over medium heat.
  4. Add in chopped uncooked bacon and onion, cook about 5 minutes until onions are soft.
  5. Stir in tomato paste, brown sugar and molasses.
  6. Drain the beans, keeping the liquid stored in a measuring cup.
  7. Add beans to pot.
  8. Add enough vegetable broth to the bean liquid to total 4 cups and add to pot.
  9. Raise heat to high and bring to a boil.
  10. Add black pepper and salt.
  11. Stir and cover pot with a lid.
  12. Place in oven for 6-8 hours until the beans are soft.