Maple-Bacon Slow Cooker Beans

Prep time: 15min
Total time: 960min
Serves: 12
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
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
cholestrol
5 mg
fibre
8 g
sodium
340 mg

Directions

  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.

  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.