Tess Geer Recipe

Canned Pork and Beans

By Tess Geer dmsgrl


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves:
6 pints
Cooking Method:
Canning/Preserving

Tess' Story

This is an old Ball recipe and it is GOOD! I think it would be very tasty if some of the ketchup was switched out for prepared chili sauce.

Ingredients

1 lb
navy or great northern beans, soaked
1/2 c
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
onion powder
3/4 tsp
prepared mustard
2 1/4 Tbsp
molasses
3 c
prepared ketchup
1 can(s)
condensed tomato soup
1 1/2 tsp
salt or to taste
1/2 lb
bacon or salt pork fried, more or less to taste
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak beans as usual.
2
Combine remaining ingredients except bacon. To each hot pint jar, add 1 cup soaked beans then add 1 cup liquid mixture and stir to mix well. Add 1 piece of bacon and push under liquid.
3
Run a spatula around inside of jar. Clean jar rims thouroghly and adjust lids. Process at 10 pounds pressure for 75 minutes.
4
Allow pressure cooker to return to no pressure naturally. Remove jars and place on a cloth dishtowel out of the sun. Allow to rest for 24 hours then check for seal.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #and, #beans, #canning


  • Comments

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    gaynel mohler gaynel - Jun 24, 2012
    Thank you so much for this recipe. I'm on sodium restriction and can alter this recipe to meet my needs. I even found salt free heinz ketchup, so this is a save for me and now I won't be deprived of one of my favorite picnic foods.
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    Sandy Mika mikasldy - Jun 24, 2012
    Minus the tomatoe soup and this is the same recipe my mother always made, the best baked beans ever !!!
  • user
    gaynel mohler gaynel - Jun 24, 2012
    yes I'd have to omit the soup or find salt free.
  • user
    FREDA GABLE cookin4me - Jun 24, 2012
    Sounds good enough to give a try.
    Thanks for Sharing. Saving for when I find TIME.
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    Sandy Mika mikasldy - Jun 24, 2012
    my mother would make these in a big roasting pan, and there was never any left , we would end up making a meal out of the beans 8]