Homemade Baked Beans
Slow Cooker Baked Beans Recipe: once you’ve tried homemade baked beans you’ll never want to go back to the canned version again.
This Slow Cooker Baked Beans Recipe is a favourite of mine. They are sweet, and a little spicy, and definitely worth making from scratch.
A few years ago, we were at ribfest, and my husband ordered ribs that came with a side of baked beans. I didn’t dislike baked beans, but they weren’t on my fav. list either. Until, I tried homemade ones. They were sweet and spicy and awesome.
Since ribfest is only once a year, it seemed like a good idea to try and make some at home. I’ve made these many times, and tweaked them a little to perfect them. I like them sweet, but if you don’t like them too sweet, reduce the sugar. I also like a little spice so there’s a tsp of chili flakes in these, but you can adjust it up or down depending on your taste. They’d be great with fresh hot peppers in them too.
Slow Cooker Baked Beans Recipe
- 3 cups dry navy beans
- 1 1/2 cups ketchup
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1/4 cup molasses
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 tbsp dry mustard
- 1 tbsp salt
- 1 tsp chilli flakes
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1 green or red pepper, chopped
- Soak your beans overnight in water.
- Rinse beans, and boil in water an hour.
- In the slow cooker, combine ketchup, water, molasses, onion, dry mustard, salt, chilli flakes, brown sugar, maple syrup, and pepper with the drained cooked beans.
- Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours, stirring occasionally if possible, but not necessary.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 300Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 866mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 8gSugar: 30gProtein: 12g
With this slow cooker baked beans recipe, life really is a party.
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I have been looking for a good bake beans recipe and this fits the bill. Can’t wait to make these. Thank you for the wonderful recipe
Teresa, enjoy it’s a great one!
Do these freeze well?
Hi Amy, I’ve actually never tried freezing this. I think it would be fine though. If you try it, let us know how it goes.
Best of luck,