Sweet & Spicy Baked Beans
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and bacon, if using; cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, 6 to 10 minutes.Advertisement
Add beans, water, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, chipotle, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are very tender and the liquid has thickened, about 30 minutes.
To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days.
1 starch, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 lean meat, 1 fat