Lightly Sauced Baked Beans
2 cans white beans (white northern, cannellini, pinto), or 3 1/2 cups soaked and cooked from dry beans
1/2 small onion, chopped
1/4 cup diced tomatoes (canned or freshly diced)
1 Tbs real maple syrup
1 Tbs brown sugar
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
3/4 tsp dijon mustard
1/8 tsp liquid smoke (Optional)
Place onion in a little oil and sauté until translucent.
Drain and rinse the beans.
While the onion is cooking down, put all ingredients besides beans, onion, and water in small food processor (like magic bullet). Puree together.
Add pureed sauce ingredients and beans to onion. Simmer on low for 10-20 minutes until hot and thickened.
You could also transfer it to a baking dish and bake at 325 for 40 minutes.