Slow-Cooked Baked Beans with Bacon
Lightly coat a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Combine the beans, onion, celery, brown sugar, tomato juice, tomato sauce, ketchup, the 4 slices of chopped bacon, vinegar, garlic, dry mustard, and salt in the prepared cooker. Stir to combine.Advertisement
Cover and cook on Low for 5 to 6 hours or on High for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. If desired, serve topped with sliced scallion and additional bacon.
Equipment: 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker
Tip: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda Brown Sugar Blend. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/2 cup brown sugar. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: same as below except 141 calories, 23 g carbohydrate, 6 g total sugar, 188 mg sodium.
1 starch, 1/2 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 vegetable