Boston Baked Beans



Posted 5 April 2022 (Last updated 5 April 2022)



Total Time

16hrs 8mins



Baked beans are a hearty and flavorful favorite at summer barbecues. They're easy to make at home if you have the time, and they freeze well. Get a step ahead a soak you're beans the night before to have them r...


  • Dried haricot beans icon
    Dried haricot beans500 g
  • Water icon
    Water1.15 kg
  • Water icon
    Wateras needed
  • Bicarbonate of soda icon
    Bicarbonate of soda2 g
  • Onion icon
  • Bacon icon
    Bacon200 gchopped
  • Ground cloves icon
    Ground cloves1 pinch
  • Cayenne pepper icon
    Cayenne pepper1 g
  • Molasses icon
    Molasses100 g
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar50 g
  • Salt icon
    Salt8 g
  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard40 g

  • 1. Add dried haricot beans and water to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 2. Soak overnight in water
  • 3. Drain with sieve
  • 4. Transfer to a clean Dutch oven
  • 5. Add water to the beans until covered
  • 6. Add bicarbonate of soda and onion to the beans
  • 7. Heat until boiling
  • 8. Simmer - 15 min
  • 9. Pre-heat oven - 120°C
  • 10. Add bacon, ground cloves, cayenne pepper, molasses, brown sugar, salt and dijon mustard to a clean small bowl and mix
  • 11. Add mixture to beans
  • 12. Stir well until combined
  • 13. Cover with foil
  • 14. Bake - approx 5 hr, 120°C
  • 15. Serve

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