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baked beans

plural noun
small white dried beans that have been baked, usually with salt pork, brown sugar or molasses, and seasonings.
Also called Boston baked beans.
Origin of baked beans
1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The creamed spinach was another favorite, along with those unforgettable baked beans.
  • Sides include baked beans, macaroni and cheese and homemade cole slaw.
  • Sit in the tea room or outside for a pot of tea with scones, or order a meat pie and baked beans.
  • Appetizers include mini barbecue pork sandwiches, zesty baked beans and homemade chili.
  • The barbecue joint features smoked pork, ribs and chicken, as well as such side dishes as fried okra and baked beans.
  • Foods such as baked beans, pretzels, baked chips and low-fat cookies are other sources of carbohydrate.
  • And baked beans, exceptionally creamy after their long simmer in the oven, can be made into perfect vegan fare.
  • These baked beans are surprisingly sweet, though they contain no added sugars.
British Dictionary definitions for baked beans

baked beans

plural noun
haricot beans, baked and tinned in tomato sauce
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