Full of Beans

Full of Beans



This recipe either expands the amount of servings from one tin of beans or you can choose to replace the Heinz sauce for your own.

Some might argue the logic behind rinsing the sauce from a tin of baked beans, only to replace it with your own. It seems a lot of effort to go to just for something slightly superior, but slightly superior it is. We love these– on their own on toast, spooned into a pitta bread, or as part of a big breakfast – and they’re three of your five-a-day, too.

If you want to expand the amount of beans you have from one tin, then this recipe will double the amount .

Happy eating!!

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  1. Start by either deciding whether you want to expand the sauce or replace the sauce..
  2. If you want to replace the sauce: First tip your beans into a sieve or colander and run them under a cold tap to get rid of all the sticky orange sauce.
  3. If you want to expand the sauce just…….
  4. Add the onion to a pan with a tiny amount of oil or butter/marg, and slightly cook it for couple of minutes
  5. Tip the beans into the pan. then add the remaining ingredients and turn the heat to medium for 5 minutes until the sauce starts to gently bubble.
  6. Stir gently with a wooden spoon to stop everything sticking and burning on the bottom.
  7. Cook for a further 15 minutes until the sauce is thick and glossy, then serve.
  8. These beans can be cooled and frozen for up to 6 months, or kept in the fridge, covered, for up to 3 days.
  9. ENJOY

Cooking Time: 25 mins

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1 x 400g tin of baked beans
100g frozen sliced onion,
or 1 small onion, finely sliced
1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp oil
a pinch of salt
1 tsp vinegar
1 tsp sugar

From: Monroe, Jack. Tin Can Cook: 75 Simple Store-cupboard Recipes (p. 30).

Cost: to come

Portions: 3 - 4

Copyright: Alston Moor Foodbank 2014 - 2024. From the Community - for the Community

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Alston Moor Foodbank Recipe - Loads of Beans