Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans/No Cans

READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
Recipe by Shahana

This is from 'Healthy Cooking For Two' and is easy to make and great tasting. Prep time includes the precooking of the dry beans. Do not boil the beans as this will tend to make them mushy.

Top Review by pixieglenn

Super duper goodness! I made these beans exactly as described but used canned beans instead of dry, cut the time down significantly. Easy to make and not as sweet as most other baked bean recipes. Definitely a keeper! Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sort and rinse beans.
  2. Put in pot with water to cover 1 inch over beans.
  3. Bring just to a boil, remove from heat and let stand 1 hour.
  4. Add water if needed and return jus to a boil, reduce heat, simmer very gently 1 hour.
  5. Drain beans, reserving water.
  6. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  7. Put the onion in a deep casserole and cover with the beans.
  8. In saucepan, combine the 1/2 cup water, molasses, ketchup, mustard and pepper.
  9. Bring to a boil; pour over the beans.
  10. Set casserole on the middle shelf of the oven and bake for 1 hour WITHOUT STIRRING, until the beans are glazed on top and most of the liquid has been absorbed.

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