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Maine beans

May 14, 2020
Author Notes

Simple (and delicious) beans, with no added fats, made using locally grown Jacob's Cattle Beans and Maine Maple syrup. —Rebecca Zicarelli

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 6 hours
  • Serves a famly
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Jacob's Cattle Beans
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons mustard powder
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 bayleaf
  • 1 shallot or onion, peeled
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Pick over the beans, place in a bowl and cover with water by at least 2 inches, let soak overnight.
  2. Drain and rinse the beans. Place in a 2-quart casserole or slow cooker, add the rest of the ingredients, and cover with water by at least two inches. Simmer until the beans are soft and melting, about six hours.

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