Chef Mark’s Healthy Baked Beans Recipe

healthy baked beans recipe | Arkansas Heart Hospital

Arkansas Heart Hospital’s Strong Heart’s kitchen is at it again, providing another great recommendation, this time with Chef Mark’s healthy baked beans recipe. Paired with his heart healthy barbecue sauce, it’s a perfect combination for any family gathering or backyard bash! 

Heart Healthy Baked Beans Ingredients

(Serves 4)

  • 16 ounces cooked great northern beans
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1- 28 ounce can no salt added tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 cup water or vegetable stock
  • 1 teaspoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium mustard
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Splenda
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoon no salt added chili powder


  1. In a large stock pot, sprayed with cooking spray, sauté onions, bell pepper, and garlic until soft, about 5 minutes.
  1. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Lower beans to a simmer and cover. Cook for about 1 hour. Stir occasionally and add stock if necessary.

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