Beans With Pork and Tomato Sauce

Total Time
Prep 12 hrs
Cook 1 hr

This is a recipe from Ball Blue Book. A canning book I use a lot! Prep time is for soaking beans!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cover beans with cold water and let stand 12-18 hours in a cool place.
  2. Drain and cover with boiling water; boil for 3 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes;drain.
  4. Combine tomato juice, sugar, salt, onion and spices; heat to boiling.
  5. Pack 1 cup of beans into hot jar and put in a piece of salt pork and then fill jar about 3/4 full with beans.
  6. Pour hot tomato sauce to within 1 inch from top of jar.
  7. Adjust caps.
  8. Process pints 1 hour and 5 minutes, quarts 1 hour and 15 minutes at 10 pounds pressure.


Most Helpful

These were very good and exactly what I was looking for. I was looking for a recipe that would taste similar to canned pork and beans. Being a vegetarian, I left out the pork. It is near impossible to find canned beans in tomato sauce without pork. These were delicious and a recipe I will use often. Thanks, TheresaP.

imdrabbit October 01, 2007

I made this years ago and lost the recipe. It's so good. Tastes so much better than the boughten pork and beans. I took this to a church dinner and everyone loved it. I took home an empty dish. LOL Thanks for posting. deb*U*

Ms. Cooky July 22, 2003

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