All-American Barbecued Beans
These diabetic-friendly, sugar-free beans are the perfect side for grilled meats, hamburgers and hotdogs.
1 slice bacon
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (15.5-ounce) can Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
2 1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 8 packets Equal® sweetener or 1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful™
- Cut bacon into 1-inch pieces; cook in medium saucepan over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes. Add onion and cook until bacon is crisp and onion is tender, stirring occasionally.
- Combine ketchup, vinegar, water, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper; add to bacon mixture. Stir in beans. Reduce heat and simmer, covered until flavors are blended, 15 to 20 minutes. Stir in Equal®.
Makes 4 servings.
Microwave Directions: Cut bacon into 1-inch pieces and place in 1 1/2-quart microwavable casserole. Cook uncovered at HIGH 1 minute. Add onion and cook at HIGH 2 1/2 to 3 minutes, stirring once. Combine ketchup, vinegar, water, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper; add to bacon mixture. Stir in beans and cover with lid or plastic wrap. Cover and cook at HIGH 4 minutes, then cook at medium 8 to 10 minutes or until flavors are blended, stirring twice. Stir in Equal®.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2 cup): 185 cal., 9 g pro., 36 g carbo., 1 g fat, 1 mg chol., 491 sodium.
Food Exchanges: 2 Bread, 1 Vegetable.
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.