Saturday, October 27, 2007

Maple Baked Beans

Maple Baked Beans
1 quart Parboiled beans
1/8 teaspoon pepper (red kidney, etc.)
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1 cup maple syrup
1/4 lb. salt pork
1/4 cup chili sauce (opt.)
1 small onion, diced
1 tsp. salt1 tsp. ginger (opt.)

Place 1/2 of the beans in a bean pot. Score salt pork and place on beans. Add remaining beans. Mix 1/2 cup maple syrup and the other ingredients together and pour over the beans. Fill the pot with boiling water. Cover and bake in slow oven (300ยบ) for four hours. Remove cover, add remaining syrup and bake for 1/2 to 1 hour. It may be necessary to add water during baking.

Serves 6 to 8

recipe courtesy of

p.s. Bobby Flay also features a Maple Baked Beans recipe that is much more involved, and very tasty...can be found in his book Food Nation and the recipe can be found at url:

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