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Maple-Bacon Baked Beans

Maple-Bacon Baked Beans


Serves 12 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

If ever a side dish were worth making from scratch, these sweet, smoky, bacon-flecked baked beans would be it. Starting from dried lets you infuse the beans with another layer of flavor as they simmer. The beans’ starchiness will also help to bind the finished casserole together. Soak and cook the beans ahead to save time. We love the addition of curry powder for a warm, earthy note. You can omit it or add another spice for depth, such as smoked paprika or chili powder.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 201
  • Fat 5g
  • Satfat 1g
  • Unsatfat 4g
  • Protein 9g
  • Carbohydrate 32g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Sodium 101mg
  • Calcium 8% DV
  • Potassium 18% DV
  • Sugars 9g
  • Added sugars 8g

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Step 2

Cook the bacon in a skillet over medium-high 5 minutes or until crisp, stirring occasionally. Add onion; cook 4 minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Combine bacon mixture, beans, ketchup, syrup, dry mustard, pepper, and curry powder, if using, in a large bowl. Spoon bean mixture into a 2-quart glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375°F for 45 to 50 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly. Carefully remove dish from oven; let beans stand 5 minutes before serving.

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