Cajun Baked Beans

If you like a kick to your baked beans then this recipe is for you. It has spice with just enough heat to make you smile.

Cajun Baked Beans

Cajun Baked Beans

Ingredients

  • 3 cups dry pinto beans
  • 2 -14.5 ounce Mexican style stewed tomatoes
  • 1 small diced onion
  • 1 small green chili or jalapeno
  • ½ cup blackstrap molasses
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3 strips of cooked bacon diced
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon water

Instructions

  1. Soak beans overnight then rinse several times.
  2. Add beans to a large pot, cover with water and cook until tender but not mushy, about 30-45 minutes.
  3. Put water and onions in a microwave dish and microwave for 1 minute.
  4. In a large casserole dish put everything else and mix well.
  5. Add the beans and onions and mix again.
  6. Bake uncovered in a 375 degree oven for 30-45 minutes.
  7. Add salt and pepper at the end so the beans don't get tough.

Notes

If you don’t have dry beans use 3 -15 ounce cans of pinto beans. Drain and rinse well before adding.

 

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