Better Baked Beans


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  • 4 15-oz. cans of beans of your choice (navy, northern, cannellini or kidney)
  • 2 tbsp. canola or olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. dry mustard
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F
  2. Spray a 9×13 dish with pan spray. Pour all 4 cans of beans into the
    dish and set aside.
  3. In a medium sauté pan, heat oil over medium-low heat until
    shimmering. Add onions with a pinch of salt and cook over low
    heat, stirring occasionally, until onions are very soft, about
    10 minutes. Add garlic and cook for a few more minutes.
    Remove from heat.
  4. Add vinegar, sugar, dry mustard, tomato paste and black pepper
    to cooked onions and mix.
  5. Carefully pour mixture over beans. Gently stir until well combined.
  6. Bake for 40-50 minutes until beans are bubbly around the edges.

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