Homemade Baked Beans

serves 4

1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 of a large yellow onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp pure maple syrup
1 tbsp ketchup
1 tsp ground mustard
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 bay leaf
1 tsp hot sauce
8 oz tomato sauce
1 15 oz can cannelloni beans, drained and rinsed

Preheat oven to 350
In a cast iron skillet or non-stick skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the onions and sauté for about five minutes or until soft and translucent.
Add the garlic and sauté 30 seconds more.
Add the maple syrup, tomato sauce, salt, ground mustard, hot sauce and ketchup and simmer for five minutes.
Add the beans and bay leaf, stir, then cover the skillet with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes, stirring once during the baking process.
Allow to cool and serve warm.


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    Katrina (gluten free gidget)
    June 12, 2009 at 12:45 pm

    I am making these for a crowd. Would it be okay to use a non-stick pot?

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    January 19, 2010 at 10:08 am

    I’ve been looking for a good baked bean recipe. Thanks!

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    May 27, 2010 at 10:26 pm

    yummers, i want to make these

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    May 28, 2010 at 8:13 am

    this looks delicious! I have been hoping to find a good baked bean recipe!
    can you substitute honey for maple syrup?

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    September 13, 2010 at 12:33 pm

    delish! i want these now!

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    This is one of my favorite recipes! I’m making them again tonight!

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