Red pepper & bean tikka masala served in a casserole dish

Red pepper & bean tikka masala

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins


Serves 2

Knock up a speedy meat-free supper in 30 minutes with this vegan bean and pepper tikka masala. It's low in fat, full of nutrients and packed with flavour

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal332
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs45g
  • sugars22g
  • fibre16g
  • protein14g
  • salt1.4g


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into strips
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • thumb-sized piece of ginger, grated



    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • ½ tbsp garam masala
    Garam masala

    Garam masala

    gar-am mah-sarl-ah

    Meaning 'warming spice mix', garam masala is the main spice blend used in North Indian…

  • ½ tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 415g can baked beans
  • ½ lemon, juiced



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • rice and coriander, to serve



    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…


  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat, add the onion and red peppers with a pinch of salt and fry until softened, around 5 mins. Tip in the garlic, ginger and red chilli along with the spices and fry for a couple of mins longer.

  2. Spoon in the tomato purée, stir, then tip in the baked beans along with 100ml water. Bubble for 5 mins, then squeeze in the lemon juice. Serve with the rice and scatter over the coriander leaves.

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Frantic Flapjack
16th Jul, 2018
This didn't work for me. Far too much red pepper and it didn't really go with the baked beans. Perhaps it would have been better to add in some extra ingredients.
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