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Spiced cannellini beans on toast

Spiced cannellini beans on toast


Who doesn’t love baked beans? This is a homemade alternative made with a tin of cannellini beans - sweet, spicy and warming

  • Feeds 2 Feeds 2
  • Ready in 30 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1557kj 370kcal
  • Fat
    Low 15%
  • Saturates
    Low 7%
  • Sugar
    Low 12%
  • Salt
    Low 16%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 48g


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes
  • Pinch of paprika
  • 400g can plum tomatoes
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp Co-op Fairtrade light brown soft sugar
  • 2 tsp Co-op cider vinegar
  • 400g can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 2 Co-op British free range eggs, fried (optional)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over a low-medium heat
  2. Once warm, add the garlic and fry until starting to turn golden
  3. Then add the spices and cook for a further 30 seconds
  4. Tip in the plum tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, vinegar and cannellini beans
  5. Season to taste, bring to the boil, then simmer on a medium-high heat for 15-20 mins or until slightly thickened
  6. Toast your bread
  7. Serve your toast piled high with the beans, topped with a fried egg per person, if you like

This recipe is by Lola Milne from her cookbook Take One Tin.

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