Leslie's Baked Beans

Leslie Coleman

By
@zeeteca

There is no question that I am invited to summer gatherings "to bring the baked beans." Guests will clamor to find out the ingredients; but rarely do I reveal using cloves.


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Serves:

10 to 12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Ingredients

1 large
onion, chopped
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 lb
ground sausage,
1 lb
bacon
2 c
apple cider vinegar
1 box
brown sugar
1 can(s)
pineapple, crushed with juice
1 c
a-1 sauce, thick and spicy
1/2 c
honey or maple syrup
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ground clove
1 can(s)
lima beans
1 can(s)
butter beans
1 can(s)
navy beans
1 can(s)
black beans
1 can(s)
pork & beans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot, brown the sausage and bacon. Add chopped onion and minced garlic. (I do not drain the drippings.)
2
Add vinegar, crushed pineapple, and seasonings (clove, cinnamon). Sometimes I shake some basil & tarragon into the mixture, too.
3
Add pineapple, brown sugar, A-1 and honey or maple syrup. Stir.
4
Empty mixture into a crock pot and cook on low for several hours; or into a baking dish and bake @ 350 degrees until thick and bubbly.
5
Hint: Too thick? Add orange juice, apple juice or vinegar. Too thin? Cook longer or add more beans.
6
Granish with fresh parsley or fresh basil Serve in heated crock pot, if possible.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Collection: Let's Have A Picnic
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #beans, #baked, #BBQ