Best Baked Beans

    14 hours 10 min

    A delicious and hearty dish that's perfect for the cold winter nights. Beans are slowly baked in a well-seasoned tomato sauce. Enjoy as a main course or a side dish.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 500g dried haricot beans, soaked in water overnight and drained
    • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
    • 3 rashers bacon, finely sliced
    • 3 tablespoons black treacle
    • 3 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
    • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
    • 750ml water
    • 1 tablespoon sea salt
    • freshly cracked black pepper to taste

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:6hr  ›  Extra time:8hr soaking  ›  Ready in:14hr10min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4
    2. Combine tomatoes, treacle, dark brown soft sugar, mustard powder, water, salt and pepper in a medium saucepan.
    3. Bring to the boil and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and set aside.
    4. Place bacon and drained beans into a large casserole dish. Stir in the tomato mixture and cover.
    5. Bake in preheated oven for 6 hours. Check every hour to ensure the dish doesn't dry up. Add more water if necessary.

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    Something else. Sorry it's not 6 hours prep! More like 30-60 minutes! The cooking time is 6 hours!  -  12 May 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)