Real Baked Beans

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Cookbook

The Times Cookbook

By Frances Bissell

Published 1995

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These are very good with baked potatoes.


  • 1 lb / 455 g dried haricot or cannellini beans
  • 8 oz /


Soak the beans in plenty of water in a large saucepan for 6–8 hours, or overnight if it’s more convenient. Bring the beans and water to the boil, and boil rapidly for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Cut the salt pork into 1 in / 2.5