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Auntie Betty's Baked Beans


Absolutely fabulous beans!















3 pounds navy beans
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 tablespoon salt
16 ounces corn syrup, dark
looks like molasses
½ pound brown sugar
28 ounces ketchup
1-2 pounds salt pork
6 large onions
maui, diced


Wash beans; soak overnight in a large bowl with plenty of water.

Next day drain; place beans in a large pot in fresh water and bring to a boiling point.

Add 1 tablespoon baking soda.

Stir for a few minutes.

Drain in colander.

Rinse pot and return beans to pot with fresh water.

Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer.

Cook until tender.

Add 1 tablespoon salt and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.

Drain; retain water.

In a large casserole mix beans, corn syrup, brown sugar, ketchup, sliced salt pork and diced Maui onions.

Bake in slow oven (275-300 degrees) for about 3 hours - or longer.

Add retained water, as needed.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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This is my sister's recipe. Please give her her rightful due. She created this recipe in the EARLY nineteen sixties!

(recipe by Betty Sullivan)

over 4 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 279g (9.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 55238% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 36%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 1980mg 83%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 27%
Dietary Fiber 5g 22%
Sugars g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 8% Iron 14%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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