Jun 172012
 

1/2 lb dry white beans cleaned
3 C vegetable stock
2 Jalapenos seeded and diced
1 Small white onion diced
2 Cloves garlic minced
2 C packed dark brown sugar
1/4 C Tomato paste
4 Pieces bacon diced
2 T Mustard powder
Salt and Pepper to taste.

Soak beans over night in 3 cups of water.
In dutch oven, brown bacon and remove pieces with a slotted spoon. Set aside. Add onions, garlic, peppers, and tomato paste. Stir so that all the vegetables are covered with tomato paste. Drain beans and add to pot with the stock. Add mustard powder and brown suger. Bring to boil. Reduce to simmer. Add bacon. Cover and simmer for 5 hours or until beans are tender. Adjust seasonings.

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