2-4 teaspoons oil – or water for sauteeing
½ green bell pepper – chopped
3-4 cloves of garlic – chopped
½ cup brown sugar
¼ cup ketchup
¼ cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
2 15-ounce cans of navy beans or great northern beans – drained and rinsed
How to prepare it:
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Heat oil in a pot on medium heat.
Sauté the bell peppers in oil or water until soft. This takes about 5 minutes.
Add in the garlic and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
Turn off the heat and add the smoked paprika, onion powder, salt, black pepper, mustard, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, maple syrup, and brown sugar. Whisk until well combined.
Stir in the beans.
Pour the contents of the pot into a baking dish. A 2-quart dish works great.
Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes.