1 1/2 c white beans, cooked according to package directions
2 slices of smoked thick cut bacon
1 onion, chopped fine
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
1/4 c sugar free pancake syrup
1/3 c low sodium chicken broth
How to Make It:
Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until very crisp.
Drain on a piece of paper towel.
Place the onion in the skillet with the bacon grease.
Brown 5 minutes or until tender.
Stir the garlic into the onions.
Pour in the tomato sauce and mix well.
Add the syrup and chicken broth and mix to combine together.
Bring the mixture to a quick rapid boil.
Once boiling, remove from heat.
Crumble the bacon into the sauce mixture.
Heat the oven temperature to 400 degrees.
Place the cooked beans in a large ungreased baking dish.
Pour the tomato sauce mixture over the beans and stir to combine.
Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil.
Bake 45 minutes or until the sauce caramelizes on top.
This dish can be made ahead of time and placed in the smaller containers in the refrigerator.