Nova Scotia Baked
Beans HT ACC Canadian 300mins plus soaking
Serves 6-8 Hot Pulses Pork
Vegetables Herbs Accompaniment Canada Nth America North American
450g/1lb Dried White Beans e.g. Navy, pre-soaked overnight
6 Rashers Streaky Bacon, cut into 5cm/ 2-inch pieces
1 small Onion, chopped
˝ teasp Mustard
120ml/4fl.oz. Maple Syrup
2 tbsp Dark Brown Sugar
2 tbsp Butter
1. Drain the beans then place in a large saucepan together with enough clean
cold water to cover by 5cm/2-inches. Bring to the boil, boil for 2 minutes then
reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes.
2. Preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas Mark 3. Add the bacon, onion, mustard,
salt and maple syrup to the beans, mix well then transfer to an ovenproof
casserole, cover and bake for about 3 hours, add a little more water if
necessary half way through the cooking.
3. After the 3 hours, in a mixing bowl, cream together the brown sugar and
butter then dot over the beans and continue to bake, uncovered, for a further 1
hour. Serve hot.
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