As far as inexpensive, nutritious plant foods go, legumes are hard to beat! Even using organic cannellini beans, this whole dish costs me only about $3 and packs a serious nutritional punch.
If you're unfamiliar with tamarind, you can pick some up at your local Asian market. One can of concentrate only costs a couple dollars and lasts for quite awhile. It adds a pleasant acidity to the baked beans in lieu of the cider vinegar that I usually use.
If you don't own a slow cooker, this recipe can be adapted to the oven. Try cooking in a lidded casserole dish for 6-8 hours at 250F.
Slow Cooker Tamarind Baked Beans
Making your own baked beans is so healthy! If you haven't used tamarind, I recommend it. It adds a pleasant acidity to the baked beans in lieu of the cider vinegar that I usually use.
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Loves baking, gardening and preparing delicious, compassionate meals for her vegan family of four.