Photo and recipe compliments of Ontario Bean Growers
Note: Dry Beans are an unprocessed product. Although we carefully clean all beans, stones and natural debris may be present. Please sort and rinse beans prior to cooking.
Canadiana Baked Beans
An excellent source of thiamin, folate, iron & magnesium. A good source of niacin, Vitamin B6, phosphorous & zinc. A very high source of dietary fibre.
- 15 ml (1 tbsp) vegetable oil (such as canola)
- 4 slices of bacon sliced
- 1 large onion, chopped
- ½ green pepper, chopped
- 1¼ L (5 cups) cooked White Beans, drained
- 5 ml (1 tsp) salt
- 1 (170 mL/6 oz) can of tomato paste
- 75 ml (1/3 cup brown sugar
- 50 ml (1/4 cup) maple syrup, dark corn syrup or molasses
In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add bacon, onion and green pepper and cook until onions and pepper begin to soften. Transfer mixture into a 5-6 quart (6 L) casserole or bean pot. Add beans and mix. Combine tomato paste, salt, sugar and syrup or molasses and stir into bean mixture. Bake covered at 350° F (180°C) for about 1 hour or until heated throughout. Add water if necessary to give desired consistency. If more colour is desired, remove cover from casserole during last 15-20 minutes of baking.
Energy 281 kcal, Fat 4 g, Carbohydrates 50 g, Protein 3 g, Total Dietary Fibre 6.6 g