Baked Beans

Recipe by:  Mother Thyme

www.motherthyme.com

Serves 6

Ingredients

3/4 cup all-purpose unsulphured molasses

1/2 cup brown sugar

3 tablespoons tomato paste

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

3 teaspoons ground mustard

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

3 15.5oz cans navy beans (like Goya) rinsed and drained

2 tablespoons bacon bits (optional)

1/2-1 cup water

salt and pepper to taste

Directions

In a large bowl stir together molasses, brown sugar, tomato paste, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, ground mustard, garlic powder, onion powder.  

Add in navy beans and coat was sauce.

Pour into a large saucepan and stir in bacon bits and 1/2 cup water.  Add a little more water if desired.  Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil for about 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.    

Cover and reduce heat to low and let simmer for 50 minutes to 1 hour.  

Remove from heat and stir.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.   Serve warm.