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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
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4  cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2  teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • Directions:
    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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