Maple Baked Beans

Photo: Maple Baked Beans
This simple baked bean recipe fuses sweet, salty and smokey flavors for a perfect homestyle meal.
6-8 Servings
  • 1 (28-ounce) can fire roasted crushed tomatoes
  • ½ cup minced onion
  • 2-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon molasses
  • 1 Tablespoon prepared Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon each oregano, cumin, ground ginger, and salt
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • ½ teaspoon red chili flakes (more to taste!)
  • 1 (15-ounce) can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  1. Mix tomatoes, onions, garlic, vinegar, maple syrup, molasses, mustard, spices and smoke (if using) in a large bowl.
  2. Gently stir in beans. Pour mixture into a 9” x 13” pan.
  3. Cover with foil and bake at 350º for half an hour. Remove foil, stir, and bake 45 minutes more. Enjoy in wraps, with grains, or at your next barbeque!