Portuguese Baked beans
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5 whole allspice
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp. pimento paste
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 lb smoked bacon
  • 1 sausage
  • 3 c. navy beans
  • 1 bottle of beer
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 tbsp. white sugar
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a skillet on low heat, cook the onion and garlic with butter and oil until they are soft and the onion is transparent. Add bay leaf, allspice , tomato paste, pimento paste, and salt. Simmer until all ingredients are blended together, about 5 minutes
  2. Chop bacon into cubes. Cut sausage into rounds and then slice again into quarters. Add to skillet and fry slowly for about 10 minutes. meanwhile, pour drained beans into a large deep pan. Set aside. Add beer to the skillet and bring to a boil. return to a simmer and add the water. Cook about 3 minutes longer, then pour mixture into beans and stir. Add sugar.
  3. Put beans in slow cooker turn it to high for about 8 or 9 hours
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