Maple Baked Beans

Serves 6

COST: $0.57

Per 1⁄2 cup

Calories: 228

Fat: 1g

Carbohydrates: 49g

Protein: 8g

Fiber: 8g

Sugar: 26g

Sodium: 436mg

3 cups navy beans

9 cups water

1 onion, chopped

1⁄2 cup maple syrup

1⁄4 cup barbecue sauce

2 tablespoons molasses

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon paprika

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

3⁄4 teaspoon pepper

Cover beans in water and allow to soak at least 8 hours or overnight. Drain.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a large Dutch oven or sturdy pot, combine beans and remaining ingredients. Bring to a rolling boil on the stove. Cover and bake beans for 11⁄2 hours, stirring once or twice. Uncover and cook 1 more hour. Alternatively, beans can be simmered over low heat for 11⁄2–2 hours on the stovetop.