Baked Beans

READY IN: 8hrs 30mins
Recipe by khah3765

"The Once and Future Beans" recipe courtesy of alton brown. I got this recipe from the food network television show "Good Eats" its worth the time

Top Review by tatumis

So good. I omit the bacon.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 250 degrees F Place a cast iron Dutch oven over medium heat& stir in the bacon, onion, and jalepenos until enough fat has rendered from the bacon to soften the onions, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the tomato paste, dark brown sugar,& molasses.
  3. Drain the beans& reserve the soaking liquid.
  4. Add the drained beans to the Dutch oven.
  5. Place the soaking liquid in a measuring cup & add enough vegetable broth to equal 4 cups of liquid.
  6. Add the liquid to the Dutch oven& bring to a boil over high heat.
  7. Add in cayenne, black pepper& salt.
  8. Give them a stir and cover with the lid.
  9. Place the Dutch oven in the oven for 6 to 8 hours, or until the beans are tender.

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