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Chef Mario Batali of Po Restaurant (NYC, NY), courtesy California Dried Plum Board Serve over chopped raw veggies in addition to just salads. Diet Types: Dairy Free, Lo

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Baked beans are an all-American summer standby.
Although a recipe for classic baked beans is simple -- dried beans, water, salt, dry mustard, molasses, brown sugar and salt pork -- that last ingredient typically sends the fat and sodium levels through the roof.

Jean Anderson, author of "The Nutrition Bible" (Morrow), estimates a serving of baked beans has nearly 400 calories, 13 grams of fat and more than 1,000 milligrams of sodium.

The Star's Picnic Beans makes several substitutions for the sake of nutrition and convenience in preparation. For starters, use canned beans to eliminate the need for an overnight soaking.
 
Baked beans are an all-American summer standby.
Although a recipe for classic baked beans is simple -- dried beans, water, salt, dry mustard, molasses, brown sugar and salt pork -- that last ingredient typically sends the fat and sodium levels through the roof.

Jean Anderson, author of "The Nutrition Bible" (Morrow), estimates a serving of baked beans has nearly 400 calories, 13 grams of fat and more than 1,000 milligrams of sodium.

The Star's Picnic Beans makes several substitutions for the sake of nutrition and convenience in preparation. For starters, use canned beans to eliminate the need for an overnight soaking.
 
Baked beans are an all-American summer standby.
Although a recipe for classic baked beans is simple -- dried beans, water, salt, dry mustard, molasses, brown sugar and salt pork -- that last ingredient typically sends the fat and sodium levels through the roof.

Jean Anderson, author of "The Nutrition Bible" (Morrow), estimates a serving of baked beans has nearly 400 calories, 13 grams of fat and more than 1,000 milligrams of sodium.

The Star's Picnic Beans makes several substitutions for the sake of nutrition and convenience in preparation. For starters, use canned beans to eliminate the need for an overnight soaking.
 
Baked beans are an all-American summer standby.
Although a recipe for classic baked beans is simple -- dried beans, water, salt, dry mustard, molasses, brown sugar and salt pork -- that last ingredient typically sends the fat and sodium levels through the roof.

Jean Anderson, author of "The Nutrition Bible" (Morrow), estimates a serving of baked beans has nearly 400 calories, 13 grams of fat and more than 1,000 milligrams of sodium.

The Star's Picnic Beans makes several substitutions for the sake of nutrition and convenience in preparation. For starters, use canned beans to eliminate the need for an overnight soaking.