Chicago beans

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Great Northern Beans
2 teaspoons Salt
1 can Tomatoes, (1 Lb. 12 Oz)
½ pounds Bacon -- diced
⅓ cup (To 1/2)
1 teaspoon Salt, (Or More)
\N \N Sugar

Soak beans overnight in a large pot. In the morning, add 2 tsp of salt to soaking water and start boiling the beans in this water. (If you forgot to soak the beans overnight, boil them for 1 hour.) If pre-soaked, boil the beans 20-30 mins. Drain in colander. Fry diced bacon until crisp. Leave ALL bacon drippings in pan. Mash tomatoes and add along with sugar and salt to taste. Simmer a few mins. Put beans in casserole and pour bacon-tomato mixture over them. Mix well.

Bake 2 1/12 to 3 hrs at 350 F. Serves 4.

from IF YOU CAN'T STAND TO COOK by Lorraine Gifford; easy-to-fix recipes for the Handicapped Homemaker. Published 1973 by Zondervan Publishing House.

Recipe By : If You Can't Stand To Cook - by Lorraine Gifford From: Dan Klepach Date: 05-09-95 (159) Fido: Cooking

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