Tasty Baked Beans
A super baked bean recipe with a mellow apple flavor. A great side dish for your fall BBQ.
Tasty Baked Beans
A super baked bean recipe with a mellow apple flavor. A great side dish for your fall BBQ.
    Ingredients
    • 2cups small white navy beans
    • 6 to 8slices thick sliced bacon
    • 3 or 4 green onionschopped, including tops
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 2cloves garlicminced
    • ½teaspoon pepper
    • 1cup Tree Top Apple Sauce
    • ½cup ketchup
    • 2 ½tablespoons vinegar
    • cup brown sugar
    • 1tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 ½teaspoon dry mustard
    • 1tablespoon salt
    Instructions
    1. Soak beans overnight or use quick soak method on bean package. After soaking, drain and rinse under cold water. Put in large pan and add 3 ½ cups water. Bring to a boil, turn to low and boil gently for about 45 minutes. Fry bacon until crisp, drain, and add bacon to beans. Then add onion, bay leaf, garlic, salt and pepper. Continue to cook on simmer until beans are tender. This will take about 1 ½ hours. More water may be added if necessary. Drain beans, reserving liquid. Remove bay leaf. Combine apple sauce, ketchup, vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce and dry mustard. Add to the beans along with 1 cup of the reserved bean liquid. Bake covered for 3 hours at 325°F adding more liquid, if necessary.
    Recipe Notes

    Cut recipe in half to serve a smaller group.