Sunday, August 14, 2011

Easy Beans

Budget friendly, healthy and tasty baked bean dish that is easy to make as a mid-week meal.

Serves 2


1 tbsp olive oil
1 small brown onion, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely diced
250ml (1 cup) passata (tomato pasta sauce)
125ml (½ cup) water
1 tbs golden syrup
1 tsp sweet paprika
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
400g can cannellini beans, drained
2 tbs chopped fresh continental parsley


  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally until the onion is soft. Add the carrot and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  2. Add passata, water, golden syrup, paprika and cayenne pepper to the pan and stir until well combined. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until the mixture thickens.
  3. Add cannellini beans. Turn off the heat and allow the residual heat to cook the beans. Stir in parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Serve on buttered toast or with garlic bread.

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