Comfy Baked Beans (Canadian Living)
3 cups white pea beans
1 can (796 ml) tomatoes
2 cups chopped onions
¾ cup ketchup
¾ cup molasses
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 tbsp dry mustard
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
2 cups water
Rinse beans and sort, if necessary, discarding any blemished ones and any grit.
Soak over night in large pan of water. (Or in large Dutch oven or stockpot, cover beans
with 3 times their volume of water. Bring to boil; boil gently for 2 minutes. Remove from
heat; cover and let stand for 1 hour.) Drain, discarding liquid.
Return soaked beans to pot along with 3 times their volume of fresh water. Bring to boil;
reduce and simmer, covered, for 30 to 45 minutes or until tender. Drain.
In bowl, and using a potato masher, mash tomatoes in their juice.
In pot or 4 L casserole, combine beans, 2 cups water, tomatoes, onions, ketchup,
molasses, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper.
Bake, covered, in 300* oven for 2 ½ hours. Uncover and bake for 1 to 1 ½ hours longer
or until sauce is thickened and coats beans well.
Makes about 10 cups or 6-8 servings