Smoky Baked Beans

Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups white beans, soaked for 2 hours
3 tablespoons ketchup
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
2 teaspoons vegetarian chicken soup base
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 bay leaf
1 carrot, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped
1 onion, chopped
One 14-ounce can diced tomatoes
Special equipment: slow cooker

Grease the slow cooker with nonstick spray. Place the beans, ketchup, brown sugar, smoke paprika, soup base, red pepper flakes, garlic, bay leaf, carrots, celery, onions and tomatoes into the slow cooker along with 1/2 cup water. Stir and cook on high for 3 to 4 hours. Add 3 tablespoons water halfway through cooking, if needed.

4 to 6 servings
Prep & Cooking Time:
6 hours and 5 minutes
Skill Level: