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“Untried. from What's Cooking America”
READY IN:
4hrs 10mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
8 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot, soak navy or pea beans overnight in 6 cups water. Next day, drain beans and return to pot.Add another 6 cups water and baking soda. Bring to a boil.Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat and drain in a colander over a large bowl; reserve liquid.
  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In an ungreased bean pot or large casserole dish, combine beans, bacon,and onion.Add molasses, salt, brown sugar, ground mustard powder, pepper,and a cup of reserved liquid;stir until well blended. Cover bean pot or casserole dish.
  3. Bake, covered, 2-21/2 hours.Add remaining liquid and stir again.Bake another 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender.Uncover last 30 minutes of baking.Remove from oven and serve.

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