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Baked beans - Common bean

Slow Cooker Baked Beans

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 1 lb. dried navy or pea beans
  • 6 slices thick-cut bacon, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups water, plus additional water for soaking beans overnight
  • ½  cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • Sort the beans and remove any stones or particles. 
  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot and cover completely with cold water. Cover and let soak overnight at room temperature. Drain.
  • Place beans, bacon, and onion in the slow cooker.
  • Whisk together remaining ingredients and pour over beans. Stir to combine.
  • Set slow cooker to Low heat setting and cook for 10-12 hours until beans are tender.
Keyword baked beans recipe, traditional boston baked beans recipe
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