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Kansas City Baked Beans















Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber


1 pound navy beans
6 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
4 slices bacon
cooked, chopped
1 medium onions
2 medium sweet red bell peppers
1 cup barbecue sauce
1 cup apple cider
cup molasses
¼ cup prepared mustard
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar


Soak beans for at least 4 hours in water to cover, then drain.

In a large heavy sauce pan, combine the beans with the 6 cups water.

Bring beans to boil over high heat, and then reduce to a simmer.

Cook slowly, stirring up from the bottom occasionally, for 2 to 3 hours.

Stir in the salt after the beans have softened. Add more water if the beans begin to seem dry.

The beans are ready when they mash easily but still hold their shape.

Preheat oven to 325℉ (160℃).

In a skillet fry bacon until crisp.

Remove the bacon and drain.

Add onion and pepper to the rendered bacon drippings and sauté until soft.

Transfer bacon and onion mixture to a greased Dutch oven or other baking dish .

Mix in remaining ingredients. Bake, covered, for about 1 hour.

Uncover and bake for an additional 15 to 30 minutes


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 310g (10.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 18411% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 1092mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Sugars g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 7% Iron 11%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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