Maple-Bacon Slow Cooker Beans

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 16 h 0 min
  • Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 lb dried pinto beans 500 g
  • ½ cup maple syrup 125 mL
  • ⅓ cup ketchup 75 mL
  • ⅓ cup molasses 75 mL
  • 2 tsp mustard powder 10 mL
  • 1 tsp salt 5 mL
  • ½ tsp pepper 2 mL
  • 6 slices bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

Directions

  • Step 1

    Rinse beans. Soak in water overnight. Drain and place in slow cooker (4.5 to 6 L volume pot). Stir in maple syrup, ketchup, molasses, mustard powder, salt and pepper. Set aside.

  • Step 2

    In skillet, cook bacon, onion and garlic over medium heat 5 to 8 min. until onion is soft and bacon is crisp. Scrape into slow cooker. Pour in 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) boiling water. Stir; cover and cook on LOW setting 8 hr., or until beans are tender.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/12 of the recipe):
  • Calories 210
  • Fat 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5 g
  • Carbs 42 g
  • Sugar 17 g
  • Protein 10 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Fibre 8 g
  • Sodium 340 mg