Our baked beans are cooked mostly on the stovetop and then briefly broiled for crusty edges. If you want extra herby flavor, garnish with fresh thyme leaves.

Ann Taylor Pittman
Recipe by Cooking Light July 2013

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
21 mins
total:
31 mins
Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler to high.

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  • Cook bacon in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon, reserving drippings. Add onion and thyme sprigs to drippings in pan; sauté 3 minutes. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in broth and remaining ingredients; reduce heat to medium and cook, uncovered, 10 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring occasionally. Discard thyme.

  • Remove from heat; stir in bacon. Broil 4 minutes or until bubbly and edges are crusty.

Nutrition Facts

158 calories; fat 2.1g; saturated fat 0.8g; mono fat 0.6g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 7.8g; carbohydrates 28.7g; fiber 6.2g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 2.5mg; sodium 296mg; calcium 81mg.