Baked Beans

The thick, rich taste of sorghum gives this quick recipe that all-day slow-cooked flavor.


Makes 6 to 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 11 Minutes
Bake Time: 45 Minutes


4 bacon slices
1 small onion, diced
4 (15-ounce) cans pork and beans in tomato sauce, drained
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup ketchup
1/2 cup sorghum syrup or molasses
1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dry mustard


Cook bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat 4 minutes; drain, reserving 1 teaspoon drippings in skillet.

Sauté onion in hot bacon drippings 7 minutes or until tender. Stir together onions, pork and beans, and next 5 ingredients in a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Top bean mixture with bacon.

Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until bubbly.

Carla Seagle Schneider, Virginia Beach, Virginia,

Southern Living

March 2006
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