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Boston Baked Beans

Choose the convenience of a slow cooker over hours at the stove to make this classic side with all the flavors you know and love, like molasses, ketchup, and bacon.

Serves 8
Ready in 560 mins
Prep time 20 mins
Cooking time 540 mins
292 calories per serving


> 1 (16 oz) bag Nature's Promise® Organic Navy Beans
> 4 cups water, plus more for soaking
> 6 slices bacon, chopped
> 1 cup diced onion
> 1/2 cup regular molasses
> ½ cup ketchup
> ¼ cup packed light brown sugar
> 2 tbsp mustard powder
> ¾ tsp salt, plus more for seasoning
> ½ tsp ground black pepper


Add the beans and enough water to cover by 2 inches to a large bowl. Soak overnight, then drain.
To a large slow cooker bowl, add the bacon. Pour drained beans over bacon. Sprinkle the onions on top.
In a large bowl, whisk the molasses, ketchup, brown sugar, mustard powder, salt, pepper, and 4 cups water until combined. Pour over beans in slow cooker bowl.
Cover and cook on high 8–9 hours, until beans are very tender. Season with salt to taste.

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