Swedish Brown Beans (Bruna Bönor) Swedish brown beans can be found in Scandinavian markets and some of the large supermarkets.
2 1/2 cups water 1/2 pound dried Swedish brown beans 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons vinegar 3/4 teaspoon salt
Heat water and beans to boiling in Dutch oven; boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.
Add enough water to cover beans if necessary. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 1 hour. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer until beans are tender, 50 to 60 minutes, adding a small amount of water if mixture becomes dry.