Gramma’s Baked Beans

Gramma’s Baked Beans

My mom’s homemade beans, written up for Kenneth & Meaghan in June 2015.

1 large onion, diced

1 green pepper, cut into strips

1 Tbsp light olive oil

A liberal grinding of black pepper

3/4-1 cup of ketchup

3/4 – 1 cup of molasses

1/2 cup brown sugar

2 Tbsp dijon mustard

3 28oz cans of great northern white beans, drained and rinsed

8 slices bacon

1. Preheat oven to 325F.

2. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat.  Throw in onions and peppers. Add the pepper. Stir them for a few minutes until tender.

3. Mix ketchup, molasses, brown sugar, and mustard together and set aside.

4. Drain and rinse the beans.  Add to cooked peppers and onions.

5. Pour in the ketchup/molasses mixture.  Bring all to a simmer, then pour into a baking pan.

6. Lay the bacon across the top and bake in preheated oven for 2 hours.


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