Auntie Betty’s Baked Beans

Title: Auntie Betty’s Baked Beans
Categories: Beans, Crowds, Family, Favorites, 1
Yield: 20 Servings

3 lb Navy beans, Northern
1 tb Baking soda
1 tb Salt
1 Jar (16 oz) Karo Blue Label
-syrup, looks like molasses
1/2 lb Brown sugar
2 Bottle (14 oz) ketchup
1 lb Salt pork, sliced (up to 2)
6 lg Maui onion, diced

Wash beans; soak overnight in a large bowl with plenty of water. Next day
drain; place beans in a large pot in fresh water and bring to a boiling
point. Add 1 tablespoon baking soda. Stir for a few minutes. Drain in
colander. Rinse pot and return beans to pot with fresh water. Bring to a
boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until tender. Add 1 tablespoon salt
and simmer for an additional 5 minutes. Drain; retain water. In a large
casserole mix beans, Karo syrup, brown sugar, ketchup, sliced salt pork and
diced Maui onions. Bake in slow oven (275-300 degrees) for about 3 hours –
or longer. Add retained water, as needed. Absolutely fabulous beans!

Me ke aloha, Mary

NOTES : E hele mai oukou e ai! (Come and eat!)

Recipe by: Betty Sullivan Posted to TNT – Prodigy’s Recipe Exchange
Newsletter by (MS MARY E SPERO) on 8 Ju, l 1997