Baked Beans

Cuisinart original

No summer party is complete without a big pot of baked beans


Makes about 7 cups


1       pound dried navy beans
8      cups water
8      ounces thick-cut bacon, chopped
1      onion, finely chopped
1      garlic clove, finely chopped
3      cups chicken broth, low sodium
1⁄3    cup pure maple syrup
¼      cup packed light brown sugar
2      tablespoons Dijon mustard
2      tablespoons tomato paste
½     teaspoon kosher salt
¼     teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (½ cup):
Calories 226 (31% from fat) • carb. 30g • pro. 10g fat 8g • sat. fat 2g • chol. 11mg • sod. 399mg calc. 67mg • fiber 8g


1. Put the beans and water into the cooking pot
of the Cuisinart® Multicooker.
2. Select Beans. Set the time for 8 minutes.
Press Start.
3. When the tone sounds, press the Steam
Release button to quickly release pressure.
Press Stop.
4. Once the pressure is completely released,
carefully open the lid. Drain the beans and
reserve. NOTE: These beans are only partially
cooked at this step. They will finish cooking
with the remaining ingredients.
5. Select Sauté/Brown, set the temperature to
High, and press Start.
6. When the unit is preheated, add the bacon
and onion to the cooking pot. Brown the
bacon until it is crispy and the onion is golden
and softened, about 15 minutes. Press Stop.
7. Add the remaining ingredients, including the
reserved beans. Secure the lid and select
Beans. Set the time to 1 hour and press Start.
8. When the tone sounds, allow the pressure to
release naturally.
9. Once the pressure is completely released,
carefully open the lid. Stir to combine. Taste
and adjust seasoning as desired. If the
mixture is too thin to your liking, press Stop
and select Reduce. Simmer until mixture is
thickened to desired taste.