Easy Maple Baked Beans
Susan Baxter from Morgantown, Indiana jazzes up cans of beans with maple syrup and just a dash of cinnamon for a unique taste twist. This sweet saucy side dish is a snap to fix in the microwave, so it's handy to add to summertime menus.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2 cans (15-3/4 ounces each) pork and beans
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- Dash ground cinnamon
- In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine all ingredients. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 11-15 minutes or until mixture reaches desired thickness, stirring every 5 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 154 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 480mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Maple Baked Beans in Quick Cooking July/August 2003