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Baked Beans - 18Qt. Roaster

1 lb Great Northern Navy Beans, dried
1 lb pinto or brown beans, dried
1 lb black-eyed peas, dried
6 cups water, hot
2 cups dark molasses
1 cup cider vinegar
1 cup brown sugar
1 lb thick-sliced bacon, cut in 1" pieces
2 large onions, diced
2 Tbsp mustard
1 cup ketchup

Add beans to unheated cookwell. Cover with 4 quarts hot water. Let stand several hours or overnight. Drain.

Preheat 18 quart Nesco® Roaster Oven to 300º F. Add remaining ingredients, except ketchup, to beans. Stir in 6 cups hot water. Cover. Bake 2 hours or until beans are tender. Reduce temperature to 250º F.

Stir; cover and bake 5 hours. Stir in ketchup. Cover and bake 1 hour.

To hold:
Reduce temperature to 200º F. Add hot water or tomato juice if beans begin to dry.

Serves 25

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