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Mike’s Root Beer Baked Beans May 29, 2013

Filed under: Sides,Veggies — tiffanyrose913 @ 1:18 am

Baked beansHope everyone had a great memorial day weekend! Ours was fantastic filled with fun, friends, family, and new recipes! Yay!
Mike made these baked beans after seeing them in the post – gazette on Sunday – everyone just loved them!! So much better than canned!


4 slices applewood-smoked bacon, cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces


3 1/2 cups chopped onions (about 3 large)


2 garlic cloves, minced


4 15-ounce cans cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained


1 1/2 cups root beer


3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar


3 tablespoons mild-flavored (light) molasses


2 tablespoons Dijon mustard


2 tablespoons tomato paste


1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder


1 teaspoon kosher salt


1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cook bacon in a large ovenproof pot over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp.

Using a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towels. Add onions to drippings in pot; cook, stirring occasionally, until they begin to brown, about 8 minutes. Add garlic; stir for 1 minute.

Add beans, root beer, vinegar, molasses, mustard, tomato paste, chili powder, salt and pepper. Mix well. Stir in bacon; bring to a boil. Transfer to oven. Bake uncovered until liquid thickens, about 30 minutes.

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/life/food/side-dishes-youll-enjoy-all-summer-689114/#ixzz2UdjqpAzu

 

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