Boston Baked Beans

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Bacon Bible

By Peter Sherman and Stephanie Banyas

Published 2019

  • About

Boston baked beans are classically made with dried navy beans and salt pork and cooked low and slow for hours in the oven. I make my version with canned kidney beans, bacon confit, and a bit of heat (courtesy of Tabasco) and cook them on top of the stove. It’s quicker, done in a New York minute (not a long, drawn out Bostonian one), and just as delicious in half the time. If you don’t love kidney beans, navy or black beans would work just fine, too. Same goes for the bacon confit; good old