“A little extra prep time but worth the effort!”
READY IN:
6hrs 30mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, cover beans with cold water, bring to a boil; boil 1 minute.
  2. Remove from heat, cover pot, and let sit for 1 hour; drain well.
  3. Score the bacon in squares without cutting through the rind.
  4. Put half the beans in the pot in which you will bake them, and add the onion, molasses and seasonings.
  5. Add remaining beans and bury the bacon rind up in the top layer of beans Add just enough water to cover.
  6. Cover the pot tightly; bake for 4-6 hours, or more to melt the pork fat, and blend the flavors.
  7. Add boiling water from time to time if needed.
  8. The last 30 minutes of baking, remove the lid to make a brown crust.

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