Vegetarian Molasses Baked Beans

Doreen Fish


Made these beans for the first time today and its a winner!!
I liked it because there was no sugar in it and it had cinnamon and delicious and the whole house smelled so good!!


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 2 c
    dried navy beans
  • 1 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil leaves
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2 medium
    onions ,chopped
  • 8
    whole dried apricots chopped into small pieces
  • 1 can(s)
    28 oz diced tomatoes

How to Make Vegetarian Molasses Baked Beans


  1. The night before place beans in a colander and rinse under cold water. Place the beans in the crock pot and cover with fresh cold water to cover by 2 inches.Leave to soak overnight for at least 8 hours or up to 12.
    The next day drain the beans and rinse again.
    Put the beans in a pot and cover with 5 cups cold water . Heat to boiling and cook until tender approx 30 mins.Drain.

    In a small bowl mix together the cinnamon, basil and pepper. Set aside.

    In a heat safe bowl mix together the boiling water, molasses, maple syrup, vinegar, oil, and ketchup.
    Mix well and set aside.
    Place half the beans in the crock pot. Sprinkle with half the apricots and onions. Evenly pour half the tomatoes over top. Sprinkle with half the spice mixture.
    Pour water/ molasses mixture over top, making sure that the liquid is mixed in.
    Cover and cook on low 8 -10 hours or high 4 - 5 hours.

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About Vegetarian Molasses Baked Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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