Recipe by Mommy Diva
This recipe is from the Pup's Cider webiste and looks famously delicious!! **cook time does not include the overnight soak for dried beans. Make a big batch and freeze, good beans are worth the prep time!! Great to take to a potluck,HOLIDAY dinner,you name it. Beans are always a welcomed dish!!
- 2 cups white navy beans, dried
- 1⁄4 cup sweet apple cider
- 1⁄2 cup pup's monadnock harvest cider
- 1⁄2 cup pup's boiled cider
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1⁄4 cup molasses
- 8 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
- 2 teaspoons dried thyme
- 1 small bay leaf
- 1 teaspoon pup's apple cider vinegar
- 4 teaspoons soy sauce
Directions See How It's Made
- Pick through the dried beans to discard any rocks and grit.
- Wash beans twice in cold water, and soak, covered with 3 inches of water, overnight.
- Preheat the oven to 250°F.
- Drain beans, reserving liquid; Pour the beans into a deep, ovenproof casserole.
- In a saucepan, heat the sweet apple cider and Monadnock Harvest cider to a simmer.
- In a separate saucepan, heat the reserved bean liquid to a boil.
- To the casserole, add the onion, Pup's Boiled Cider, molasses, mustard, tomato paste, salt, pepper, thyme, bay leaf, Pup's Apple Cider Vinegar, soy sauce and the simmering cider.
- Add enough boiling bean water to cover the beans.
- Cover the casserole with foil or a lid. Bake for 6 hours or until tender, adding a little more water if necessary after 3 hours of baking.