Recipes

Smoky Baked Beans

A classic staple in most cupboards in Britain, pretty much every body loves a tin of baked beans. On toast, over a jacket, as part of a big Sunday fry up, they’re so versatile and really filling too!

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I don’t know why, but I never ever liked them (blasphemy, right?). That is until I decided to make my own. This rich, smokey twist on the classic is a delicious treat on a lazy morning, or great for a quick dinner too.

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Ingredients

A tin of beans of your choice ( I love to use butter beans)

300g Passata

1 Tablespoon paprika

1 Teaspoon garlic powder

1 Teaspoon onion powder

1 Teaspoon mixed herbs

1 Teaspoon sweetener (sugar and maple syrup both work well)

1/2 Teaspoon chilli powder

1/2 Teaspoon salt

1/2 Teaspoon black pepper

Method

Drain and rinse your tin of beans and add to a saucepan with the passata.

Bring to a boil, gently stirring and then bring the heat back down to low simmer.

Add all the seasonings and cook through until the passata thickens up  and the beans are warmed through.

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I like to add a couple of cooked vegan sausages to the pan a few minutes before the beans are done so that they can soak up that lovely smokey flavour. In this recipe I used some that were kindly gifted to me from Meatless Farm and they make some of the tastiest, most realistic meat substitutes on the market.

With a dollop of plain dairy free yoghurt and a few sprigs of coriander, this quick and simple meal tastes like a lot more effort went into it than it really did!

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I’d love to know if you try this recipe out and enjoy it, if you do then make sure to tag me on instagram  🙂

Jas x

 

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