• one pound of white beans
  • medium chopped onion
  • two teaspoons of vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of prepared vegan mustard
  • 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/3 cup of vegan brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of tomato juice
  • 1/4 cup of ketchup
  • 1/4 cup of shortening


Soak one pound of white beans overnight. After beans have soaked place in a large baking pot. In the pot place a medium chopped onion add two teaspoons of vinegar and 1 tsp of prepared mustard. Add 1 to 1 1/2 tsp of salt and 1/3 cup of brown vegan sugar. To the pot add about 1/2 cup of tomato juice and 1/4 cup of ketchup. Add a touch of ginger and a little savoury. Top it off with 1/4 cup of shortening {more if desired } the shortening is very important for tender juicy beans. Cook in a slow oven at no more than 250 degrees for about 8 hours. This recipe is old and simple but very delicious. enjoy.