Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Save Recipe Print
The Once and Future Beans
Total:
16 hr 30 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
8 hr
Cook:
8 hr
Yield:
6 servings
Total:
16 hr 30 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
8 hr
Cook:
8 hr
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

Directions

Heat oven to 250 degrees F.

Soak beans in a plastic container overnight in just enough cold water to submerge them completely.

Place a cast iron Dutch oven over medium heat and stir in the bacon, onion, and jalapenos until enough fat has rendered from the bacon to soften the onions, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste, dark brown sugar, and molasses.

Drain the beans and reserve the soaking liquid. Add the drained beans to the Dutch oven. Place the soaking liquid in a measuring cup and add enough vegetable broth to equal 4 cups of liquid. Add the liquid to the Dutch oven and bring to a boil over high heat. Add in cayenne, black pepper and salt. Give them a stir and cover with the lid. Place the Dutch oven in the oven for 6 to 8 hours, or until the beans are tender.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

More Food Network

Whole Lemon Bars 01:36

This lazy cook's version of a lemon bar is simple and delicious.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Black Bean Salad

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Black Bean Soup

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Glazed Chinese Long Beans

Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.

Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Tri-Colore Orzo

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Green Beans and Tomatoes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Cheesy Refried Bean Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Spicy Parmesan Green Beans and Kale

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.