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Adding cola to the brown sugar and molasses is the secret to the complex sweetness of these bacon-accented beans.

Recipe by MyRecipes February 2009

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Yield:
8 Servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large ovenproof skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp and golden. Drain bacon on paper towels. When bacon is cool enough to handle, crumble and set aside. Pour off all but 1 Tbsp. bacon fat from skillet.

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  • Add onion and garlic to skillet and cook, stirring, until onion is golden, about 5 minutes. Add cannellini and kidney beans, brown sugar, molasses, cola, tomatoes, dry mustard and crumbled bacon and stir to combine.

  • Cover skillet, transfer to oven and bake until mixture is bubbly and juices have thickened slightly, about 1 hour. Serve hot

Nutrition Facts

322 calories; fat 6g; saturated fat 2g; protein 15g; carbohydrates 53g; fiber 10g; cholesterol 11mg; sodium 954mg.
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