Vegetarian Baked Beans with Canned Beans


Vegetarian baked beans with a rich, smoky, and meaty flavor.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • ¼ cup bourbon

  • cup tomato paste

  • ¼ cup maple syrup

  • 2 tablespoons molasses

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans navy beans, rinsed and drained


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and jalapeno. Cook until onion is soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add bourbon and simmer for 4 minutes. Turn heat off.

  3. Combine tomato paste, maple syrup, molasses, vinegar, soy sauce, mustard, and paprika in a large bowl; whisk until smooth. Add onion mixture and beans; gently stir to combine.

  4. Transfer to a baking dish. Cover and cook for 35 minutes. Uncover and cook for 15 more minutes. Remove from the oven and let sit for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

420 Calories
4g Fat
73g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 420
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 1659mg 72%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 26%
Dietary Fiber 13g 45%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 11mg 55%
Calcium 158mg 12%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 1116mg 24%

* 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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