Recipe by Chef John
"This is a great side dish with anything!"
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dry navy beans
bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
yellow onion, diced
packed dark brown sugar
dry mustard powder
1 1/2 teaspoons
freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
This is so delicious I have made it several times. I cook the beans first, then add the other ingredients. I use my slow cooker instead of the oven to finish off the recipe.
This is my go to recipe for Boston Baked Beans!
Not Boston beans like I'm used to. The flavor was not bad, but the consistency was off. I increased the recipe by 50%, to 9 servings, but it was a TON of beans. I served it at a party with about 20 or so people but I was left with more than half of it. I usually love Chef John's recipes, but alas, we can't be on the same page all the time.
I made a couple alterations. One was accidental. I accidentally cooked the beans completely before baking for one hour. I doubled the recipe. I used salt pork instead of bacon (diced and fried.) It was fabulous!
Great. I cooked the beans in the pressure cooker first for about 20 minutes. I also precooked the bacon. Easy and cheap.
I added chourico and spicy mustard they are wonderful as usual this is the 3 rd time I ve made these Thank You for the receipe
Cannot accurately rate via the stars as I didn't have a dutch oven to transfer to. I transferred to crock pot instead and beans didn't finish by the time the rest of the meal was ready. Obviously, I'll be trying this again!!!
I've made this recipe twice now. I'm not really sure what value the pinch of baking soda is, but I add it anyway. (If you've run out of it though, I don't think you'll miss it.) I've baked them as per the directions, but have found still too much liquid at the end. So, I continue slow-cooking them for an additional 6-8 hours. Delicious.
For some reason this didn't seem five star. Maybe I'm too used to canned baked beans and bbq flavor and not used enough to the earthy, natural, bean taste. I did like that it didn't use ketchup or bbq sauce. I used the crockpot for Step 3 since I didn't have a dutch oven. My first time making baked beans. Not bad. They all got eaten! Thanks.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chef John's Boston Baked Beans
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 47
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