Molasses and Beans Hot Pot


(Serves 6-8)

2 cups dry pinto beans
3/4 -1 cup molasses or sorghum
¾ cup natural ketchup
2 large onions, chopped
3-4 Tbsp. tamari soy sauce
½ tsp. dry mustard
½-1 tsp. sea salt

Soak the beans and cook in water until they are very tender. Keep 1-2 cups cooking liquid with the beans and drain off any excess. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Simmer the mixture for 20-30 minutes over low to medium heat. Serve hot as a main or side dish, by itself or over rice or another whole grain.
*This dish is exceptionally high in Iron and Calcium.