Boston Baked Beans
Recipe type: Side dish
Serves: 4
This recipe lists Haricot and Cannellini beans, but really you can use any combination of white beans.
  • 500g pork belly, in strips
  • 790g tinned white beans (approx - this should be 3 tins), I used Haricot and Cannellini
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3.5 tbsp tomato puree
  • 3.5 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp black treacle
  • 2 tbsp Worcester sauce
  • 1 diced onion
  • good pinch sea salt
  1. Pre-heat your oven to 140 degrees C
  2. Chop the pork belly into slices and throw in a large, oven proof saucepan.
  3. Add all ingredients and mix well.
  4. Seal the saucepan using tin foil over the top and cover with the lid, making it as airtight as possible.
  5. Cook for 3 hours.
  6. Stir well and cook uncovered for another hour.
Recipe by More Than Toast at