Boston Baked Beans Recipe 1

Boston baked beans

Ingredients for Boston Baked Beans Recipe 1

  • 1 pint of pea beans
  • 2 tablespoons of molasses
  • 1 teaspoon of bi-carbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ pound of salt pork


  1. Let the beans stand in cold waterover night; wash and rinse in several waters.
  2. Parboil until a pin will pierce the beans.
  3. Change the water during the parboiling, adding the soda with the last water.
  4. Rinse thoroughly.
  5. Put half the beans in the bean pot.
  6. Pour scalding water over the pork, scrape the rind thoroughly, wash in the water, then score the rind in half inch strips (for cutting in slices when cooked).
  7. Put the pork on the beans in the pot, and pour in the rest of the beans.
  8. Mix the molasses, salt and mustard with hot water to pour and turn over the beans.
  9. Then add boiling water to cover.
  10. Bake about eight hours in a moderate oven.
  11. Keep the beans covered with water and the cover on the pot until the last hour.
  12. Then remove the cover, and bring the pork to the top, to brown the rind.
  13. Less than a pint of beans cannot be baked very successfully.
Boston Baked Beans Recipe 1