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Baked Beans

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  • Servings: 8
Baked Beans

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2004


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 teaspoons mustard powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) whole tomatoes, with juice
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 4 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper


  1. In a 5-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high. Cook onion until translucent, stirring often, 3 minutes. Add garlic, mustard and chili powders, cumin, tomatoes, brown sugar, beans, and 3 cups water.

  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; simmer, stirring occasionally, 50 minutes. Uncover; cook until thick, about 10 minutes more. Stir in vinegar; season with salt and pepper.


Reviews (1)

  • Eviebelle 19 Sep, 2011

    After trying this recipe, we'll never eat canned baked beans again. It's very easy and well worth the effort. I find them to be too watery, so I add some flour at the end to thicken. We've been making this recipe for years, and everyone loves it!

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