Sweet and Smoky Baked Beans
This recipe captures the flavor of classic old-fashioned baked beans without using any of the usual unhealthful ingredients. It's sure to become a family favorite!
1 large onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup low sodium or no-salt-added tomato sauce
1 apple, cored and quartered
1/4 cup raisins, soaked in hot water to cover for 30 minutes
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons prepared mustard, no-salt added or low sodium
1 teaspoon Bragg Liquid Aminos
1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
3 cups cooked red kidney beans or 2 cans low sodium or no-salt-added, drained
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Heat 2-3 tablespoons water in a small pan and sauté onions and garlic until tender, about 5 minutes. Add small amounts of additional water as needed to prevent burning.
Blend tomato sauce, apple, raisins and soaking water, vinegar, mustard, Bragg Liquid Aminos and chipotle chili powder in a high-powered blender until smooth.
In a large casserole dish, combine the kidney beans, blended mixture and sautéed onions. Cover and bake for 50 minutes.
Calories 259; Protein 15 g; Carbohydrates 52 g; Total Fat 0.9 g; Saturated Fat 0.1 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 172 mg; Fiber 15.9 g; Beta-Carotene 275 ug; Vitamin C 12 mg; Calcium 95 mg; Iron 4.9 mg; Folate 115 ug; Magnesium 80 mg; Zinc 1.5 mg; Selenium 5.1 ug