Sweet and Savery Old fashion Baked Beans

Sweet and Savery Old fashion Baked Beans

Baked beans are the Best BBQ side dish.  Homemade baked beans is a meal in itself,   Add it to your 4th of July BBQ,  it takes your Hot Dogs and  Hamburgers to a new level!!! 


  • 1 lb. dry navy beans, or great northern beans 2.25 cups 
  • 2 cups BrothMaster Bone Broth 
  • 1 cup water 
  • 1/2 cup ketchup 
  • 1 cup strained tomatoes 
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste 
  • ¼ cup brown sugar 
  • 3 tablespoons dark molasses (optional) 
  • 2 yellow onion, diced 
  • 1 tsp baking soda 



Soak the Beans, (2 ways): 

  • Method 1: Place the beans in a large bowl and cover with 2-inches of cold water 1 tsp baking soda. Soak for 8-12 hours, then drain and rinse. 
  • Method 2: Place beans in a large pot and cover with 1-inch of water, 1 tsp baking soda.  Bring it to a boil, then remove it from the heat. Let it soak for 1 hour, then drain and rinse 
  • Saute onions in soup pot until just starting to brown.  Add the beans , BrothMaster bone broth and water until just covering the beans.  
  • Do not add the tomato products until beans are softened,  the acid will harden the beans. 
  • Simmer until the beans are softened about 45 minutes 
  • Add ketchup, strained tomatoes, tomato paste, brown sugar, molasses (optional) simmer for about 30 minutes. 
  • Transfer into an oven safe low sided pan like a 3 or 4 quart Pyrex. 
  •  Cover and put in the oven. Check after an hour add water if necessary. 
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 2 hours   
  • For a crispier top remove cover after 1 ½ hours.