Old Fashioned Baked Beans


This one is great for impressing non-cookers because it is really easy to make.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs 20 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 35 mins
10 servings


  • 10 cups water

  • 2 cups dried navy beans

  • 8 slices crisply cooked bacon, crumbled

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • ¼ cup molasses

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3 cups water


  1. Bring 10 cups water and navy beans to a boil in a large pot; cook at a boil for 2 minutes. Stir bacon, onion, brown sugar, molasses, and salt into the water.

  2. Carefully pour the mixture into a slow cooker.

  3. Cook on High, stirring occasionally, for 4 hours.

  4. Stir 3 cups water into the mixture. Continue cooking until beans are tender, about 2 hours 15 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

242 Calories
4g Fat
43g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 242
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 417mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 104mg 8%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 563mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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