Pardner-Pleasing Beans

These Texas-style beans are a great alternative to traditional Boston-baked beans.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 4 hoursDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 large bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 2 small jalapeño peppers, seeded and diced
  • 8 oz. dried white beans, soaked overnight in water to cover and drained
  • 3 cans (15 oz.) whole tomatoes, chopped
  • 1½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup yellow mustard
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 300°F. Place a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Once it is heated through, add the oil, onion, and the bell pepper. Cook for 10 minutes. Add the garlic and stir continually for 1 minute. Add the jalapeño and stir to combine.
  • Add the beans, tomatoes, cinnamon, ketchup, mustard, brown sugar, and vinegar. Cover and cook in the center of the oven for 1 hour.
  • Stir the contents every 30 minutes for the next 2 hours. Keep the pan covered while it cooks. Remove the lid and cook for 30 more minutes. Add salt and pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 large bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 2 small jalapeño peppers, seeded and diced
  • 8 oz. dried white beans, soaked overnight in water to cover and drained
  • 3 cans (15 oz.) whole tomatoes, chopped
  • 1½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup yellow mustard
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 300°F. Place a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Once it is heated through, add the oil, onion, and the bell pepper. Cook for 10 minutes. Add the garlic and stir continually for 1 minute. Add the jalapeño and stir to combine.
  • Add the beans, tomatoes, cinnamon, ketchup, mustard, brown sugar, and vinegar. Cover and cook in the center of the oven for 1 hour.
  • Stir the contents every 30 minutes for the next 2 hours. Keep the pan covered while it cooks. Remove the lid and cook for 30 more minutes. Add salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories240
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium540mg
Total Carbohydrate40g
Dietary Fiber9g
Sugars18g
Protein9g