Easy Stovetop Baked Beans Recipe

Easy Stovetop Baked Beans Recipe

How To Make Easy Stovetop Baked Beans

Serve an appetizing side dish with this stovetop baked beans. It comes with bacon and onions in a rich tomato sauce sweetened with sugar and molasses.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • ½lbthick cut bacon,cut crosswise into ¼-inch wide strips
  • ½peeled onion,stem intact
  • 60oznavy beans,(4 cans), rinsed and drained
  • 8oztomato sauce,(1 can)
  • 3tbspmolasses
  • 2tbspbrown sugar
  • 2tspdry mustard powder
  • 1bay leaf
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1cupwater


  1. In a large soup pot over medium heat, cook the bacon, turning often for 5 minutes or until browned.

  2. Pour off and discard about half the excess fat. Set aside about ¼ cup bacon for garnish.

  3. Add the onion half, drained beans, tomato sauce, molasses, brown sugar, mustard powder, bay leaf, salt, and water to the pot. Bring to a simmer over medium heat.

  4. Cover the pot and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes or until the sauce is thick.

  5. If the sauce doesn’t seem to be thickening to liking, remove the lid for the final 5 minutes of cooking. Remove the onion half and bay leaf. 

  6. Serve the beans from the pot, or transfer them to a bowl, and sprinkle the reserved bacon on top.


  • Calories: 878.97kcal
  • Fat: 14.73g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.16g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 140.09g
  • Fiber: 33.17g
  • Sugar: 18.01g
  • Protein: 51.62g
  • Cholesterol: 18.71mg
  • Sodium: 628.50mg
  • Calcium: 340.83mg
  • Potassium: 2794.09mg
  • Iron: 12.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 9.60µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.63mg
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