Smokey butter beans in tomato sauce on toast, on a plate

Baked bean recipes

Ditch the shop-bought cans of baked beans and make your own healthier version. Try our delicious homemade baked beans on toast, with jacket potatoes or in traybakes.

27 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy supper that's perfect for a busy weeknight, try making double the beans and freezing for next time

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
34 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Forget shop-bought cans of baked beans. This homemade version is tastier and healthier, with an impressive four of your 5-a-day

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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11 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy these Boston baked beans with a jacket potato or crusty bread. Time works its magic on this dish, but there's very little hands-on work to do

4 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Spruce up beans on toast with this hearty version, topped with pancetta and eggs. It works for brunch or supper, and makes a quick and easy and meal for two

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Upgrade beans on toast and turn it into something special with a sprinkling of feta, a thick slice of sourdough and a tin of chopped tomatoes

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up this all-day staple dish with some cumin, coriander and semi-dried tomatoes then serve on hot buttered wholemeal bread

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A simple, low-calorie supper that uses storecupboard pulses and hearty aubergine topped with Parmesan cheese

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pack in the nutrients with smoky beans and baked eggs. Great for a veggie family lunch or supper, serve with flatbreads or toast for extra sustenance

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Cold nights require comfort food, and there's no better than jacket potatoes - give yours a health boost with home-baked beans

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Healthy
68 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Students' cuisine may be the butt of many a joke, but with these nutrient-packed, low-fat and cheap beans, they get the last laugh

45 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A comforting supper for a crowd that you can freeze ahead to save time on the night

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
9 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this slow-cooked alternative to canned baked beans for breakfast or brunch, served on toast or with eggs. They're a good source of protein

5 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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