Vegetarian baked beans are an excellent choice when cooking for a large group of people as its very easy and inexpensive to make a large batch of baked beans, especially crockpot baked beans. Vegetarian baked beans are low in fat, cholesterol-free and high in healthy fiber and protein! This vegetarian baked beans recipe is very easy to prepare in your crockpot or slow cooker.
- 1 pound navy beans or Great Northern beans
- 1/2 cup molasses
- 3 tbsp ketchup
- 1 tsp mustard powder
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 tbsp vegetable broth powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- dash black pepper, or to taste
In a large soup or stock pot, cover the beans with water. Bring to a slow simmer. Cover and allow to cook for 30-45 minutes, until beans are just barely soft. Drain and reserve the cooking water.
In a small bowl, whisk together the molasses with the remaining ingredients.
In a crock pot or slow cooker, combine the beans, molasses and ketchup mixture, and the cooking water from the beans.
Cover, and cook on low setting for 6-8 hours, or until beans are soft.
Enjoy your vegetarian baked beans!