These are a much healthier version of Bush’s Baked Beans that taste almost exactly the same (with less than half of the calories, no added sugar, and more protein and fiber per serving!).This recipe is sooo easy – you just throw all of your ingredients in the crockpot, go about your day, and 7 hours later you have a delicious meal that’s ready to eat.
Cost per serving: $0.19
Calories per serving: 50
Equipment you’ll need: crock pot
1/2 lb uncooked pinto beans (about 1 cup) soaked overnight in water
1 can (15 oz) no salt added tomato sauce
2.5 Tbsp Bragg’s liquid aminos (or regular or low-sodium soy sauce)
1 3/4 cup water
2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp + 1/8 tsp liquid stevia
1 1/4 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
dash of salt
1. Place all ingredients in crockpot, stir, and cook on high for 7 hours (or until beans are soft and sauce has thickened).
2. Let sit for one more hour with heat turned off and lid on.
3. Serve and enjoy!