VEGETARIAN CIDER BAKED BEANS

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

A tasty dish for those who don't eat meat, this is cooked for at least 10 hours in the slow cooker for that hearty slow-cooked flavor.
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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Hr

Ingredients

2 c
assorted dried beans, soaked and drained
2 medium
onions, finely chopped
3 stalk(s)
celery, peeled and thinly sliced
2 medium
carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 c
turnips, peeled and diced
2 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cracked black peppercorns
4
whole cloves
1
cinnamon stick piece, about 2 inches
1 c
apple cider or juice
1 c
water
1/2 c
maple syrup
2 Tbsp
cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tbsp. cold water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a slow cooker, combine ingredients, except cornstarch. Cover and cook on LOW for 10 to 12 hours or on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours, until beans are tender.
2
In a bowl, combine dissolved cornstarch with 2 Tbsp. hot cooking liquid from beans and stir until smooth. Gradually add up to 1/4 cup hot bean liquid, stirring until mixture is smooth. Return mixture to slow cooker and stir well until sauce thickens.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #flavorful, #hearty