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Smoky beans on toast

Smoky beans on toast

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 1 generously

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

  • Freezable (beans only)
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal380
low infat14g
saturates2g
carbs42g
sugars17g
fibre15g
protein13g
salt0.26g
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Ingredients

  • ½ tbsp olive oil , plus extra for drizzling
  • ½ small onion , sliced
  • ½ small red pepper , thinly sliced into strips
  • 1 garlic clove , halved
  • 227g can chopped tomatoes
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 210g can butter beans or chickpeas, drained
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • 1 slice seeded bread
  • a few parsley sprigs, finely chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a small pan, add the onion and pepper, and fry gently until soft, about 10-15 mins. Crush half the garlic and add this to the pan, along with the tomatoes, paprika, vinegar, beans, sugar and some seasoning. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10-15 mins or until slightly reduced and thickened.

  • STEP 2

    Toast the bread, rub with the remaining garlic and drizzle with a little oil. Spoon the beans over the toast, drizzle with a little more oil and scatter over the parsley.

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Recipe from March 2015, March 2015

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Rating: 5 out of 5.34 ratings
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