Vegetarian Baked Beans Recipe

Vegetarian Baked Beans Recipe

How To Make Vegetarian Baked Beans

Have a delicious plant-based meal with our Vegetarian Baked Beans Recipe! These Boston-style baked beans are yummy and filling to eat for lunch or dinner.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 7 hours
Additional Time: 8 hours
Total: 15 hours 10 minutes



  • 16ozdried navy beans
  • wateras needed
  • 2cupssweet onionchopped
  • ¼cupbrown sugarfirmly packed
  • ¼cupmolasses
  • 2tbspcider vinegar
  • 2tspdry mustard
  • 1clovegarlicminced
  • ¼tspground nutmeg
  • ¼tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspground black pepper


  1. Place navy beans into a large container and cover with several inches of cool water. Let stand 8 hours to overnight.

  2. Drain navy beans and put into a pot with 5 cups water.

  3. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 1 hour, until beans are tender.

  4. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.

  5. Combine beans, onion, brown sugar, molasses, vinegar, mustard, garlic, nutmeg, and cinnamon in a 2-quart casserole dish with a lid. Season with pepper. Place lid on dish.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 5 to 7 hours, stirring halfway through and adding water if mixture is too dry.

  7. Remove lid and bake for about 1 hour more, until mixture has reduced to desired thickness.

  8. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes


You can replace the water with vegetable broth for a more tasty dish.



  • Calories: 205.01kcal
  • Fat: 0.88g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.44g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.18g
  • Fiber: 7.34g
  • Sugar: 13.22g
  • Protein: 10.52g
  • Sodium: 9.24mg
  • Calcium: 96.18mg
  • Potassium: 711.32mg
  • Iron: 3.06mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.04µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.66mg
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