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Cowgirl Baked Beans

Cowgirl Baked Beans

These smoky, spiced, sweet and hearty beans are easy to whip up and have the best bold flavor and texture.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 4

Equipment

  • skillet

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 - 3 cups beans kidney beans, pinto beans, any you'd like
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp corn starch
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 4-5 Tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder or smoky paprika
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt or to taste

Instructions

  • Rinse the canned beans well, under cool water.
  • Add all the ingredients - except the beans - to a small sauce pot.
  • Whisk or stir briskly to combine.
  • Fold in the beans and turn the heat to medium.
  • Cook for 3-5 minutes, until the beans thicken and warm. Cover with a lid and reduce heat to low. Simmer for another 2-3 minutes. Keep lid on the pot until ready to serve to keep the beans tender. Tip.. For best flavor: Allow the cooked beans to cool and marinate in the fridge overnight, then reheat to serve.

Nutrition Estimate

Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 537mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 122IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 4mg