July 24, 2017

Hawaiian-Style Baked Beans

On the Menu Today~
Hawaiian-Style Baked Beans

Summer just isn't summer without some sort of baked beans on the menu.
Made with great northern beans, smoked ham hocks,
crushed pineapple and the star of the show;
Sweet Baby Ray's {New} Hawaiian Style BBQ Sauce!

Sweet, Smokey and Delicious~

Hawaiian-style Baked Beans

  • 4 cups great northern beans
  • 1 smoked ham hock
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons smoked salt*
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Sweet Baby Ray's New Hawaiian Style BBQ Sauce
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1 (8 oz) can crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 2 1/2 cups reserved bean liquid
Cooking Directions
  1. Wash beans, discarding imperfect ones.
  2. Cover beans with 2 quarts cold water, refrigerate, covered overnight.
  3. Turn beans and water into a 6-quart kettle. Bring to boiling; reduce heat; simmer, covered for 1/2 hour. Drain, reserving liquid.
  4. Preheat oven to 300ยบ
  5. Place ham hock in bottom of a 3 or 4 quart bean pot or casserole with lid.
  6. Add beans, chopped onions minced garlic and chopped green pepper.
  7. In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, salt, dry mustard, white pepper, bbq sauce, molasses and crushed pineapple. Mix well. Stir in 1 cup bean liquid, pour mixture over beans.
  8. Add more bean liquid to cover beans, roughly 1 1/2 cups more.
  9. Bake, covered, 3 hours, stirring once every hour so beans cook evenly; add more water if needed. After beans have cooked 3 hours, remove from oven and stir. Check to see if the beans need more bean liquid; bake, uncovered, 1 hour longer.

Pineapple, Ham Hocks, Bacon, Sauce, Baked Beans, Onion
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