with a twist mom's portuguese baked beans.

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By maria maxey
from davenport, FL

I'VE change a little from my mother and her mothers recipe.NOW ITS MY PORTUGUESE BAKE BEANS MOM use to soak those beans.IT seamed to take forever to enjoy her wonderful baked beans hot from the oven. SO NOW Twist from my mothers recipe,just making a little easyier

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serves 6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For with a twist mom's portuguese baked beans.

  • 2 can
    (19 oz.)rise white kidney beans.(set aside)
  • 1 1/2 oz
    fat back,cut into 1/2 x1
  • 3 Tbsp
    portuguese olive oil
  • 1 c
    red onion chopped coarse
  • 1 c
    green bell pepper chopped coarse
  • 1 c
    red bell pepper chopped coarse
  • 1/4 c
    sliced green olives
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh rosemary leaves (chopped )
  • 1 lg
    bay leaf
  • 3 clove
    fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes ( or fresh red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • i like mushrooms,my twist.my own verssion
  • 1 c
    quartered mushrooms
  • also i prefer black olives ,not green.
  • 1/4 c
    good honey (if you prefer. )

How To Make with a twist mom's portuguese baked beans.

  • 1
    IN large pot add 2 tablespoons of olive oil ADD back fat pieces,and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 2
    ADD ALL vegetables ,bay leaf and pepper and salt,.STIR AND simmer for 3 minutes. ADD 1 1/2 cup of tomato sauce .Bring to a simmer.
  • 3
    ADD BEANS and mix well.YOU CAN ADD IF Prefer 1/4 cup of good honey
  • 4
    TRANSFER to greased casserole dish. DRIZZLE with 3 tablespoons of portuguese olive oil.AND COVER IT.
  • 5
    BAKE @ 350 * and bake for 1 hour. WHEN REMOVED FROM OVEN Remove the bay leaf.
  • 6
    SERVE this wonderful bake beans with grilled small breast of chicken, and small salad. wonderful homemade bread and glass of milk or white wine. OH MY GOD.ITS SO YUMMY OUT OF THIS WORLD.AND RIGHT OFF PORTUGAL ,FROM MOMS OLD KITCHEN TO OURS NOW. 1/14/12