Slow-Cooked Beans

These baked beans made with canned beans come together quickly, then the slow cooker steps in and blends the flavors over six or more hours.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 18

Ingredients

1/2
lb. bacon, diced
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4
cup cornstarch
1
teaspoon dry mustard
1/2
cup molasses
1
tablespoon vinegar
4
(16-oz.) cans baked beans
1
medium onion, chopped
1
green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 In large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
  • 2 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, combine bacon, reserved drippings and all remaining ingredients; mix well. Cover; cook on high setting for 1 hour.
  • 3 Reduce heat to low setting; cook an additional 5 to 7 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    3mg
    3%;
    Sodium
    460mg
    460%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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