Servings: 4 to 6
To complement the naturally sweet flavors in a pork tenderloin, these baked beans are loaded with plenty of aromatics, as well as the woodsy, earthy tones of bourbon. Just remember: the better the bourbon, the more sophisticated its flavor in the beans. Don’t use the $75 bottle, but skip the cheap hooch with its metallic tang.
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I was excited to try this recipe because it offered a different take on pork tenderloin, my favourite cut of pork. The results were excellent! The beans were super tasty and the pork was fall apart fork tender.
Two comments: The beans had more liquid than illustrated in the photo, so I would recommend increasing the quantity of beans used by about a third. Also, the pork was a tad grey. Perhaps browning in the pan before adding the beans would improve this.
I’m definitely going to make this again in the future, so I will report back.
This was sooooo easy to put together and the fact that it didn’tneeedtocook all day was ideal because I forgot to start it in the morning. I was not home for dinner that night but my husband said it was very tasty. I will definately make again.
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