Posh Beans On Toast

Posh Beans On Toast

Making your own baked beans from scratch is a great way to impress friends and family. This version has no sugar, glucose syrup or other nasties in. Great for a quick tea or a Sunday breakfast


(Serves 4)

2 tins white beans

3 onions

3 cloves garlic

3 tablespoons olive oil

3 tins tomatoes

200 mililitres vinegar

2 tablespoons molasses (optional)

3 tablespoons tomato puree

500 mililitres water



1: Chop the onions and garlic. Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat. Add the onions and garlic to the pan and cook until soft.

2: Add the tinned tomatoes, puree, molasses, vinegar and water and mix with a hand blender until smooth. Bring to the boil, then add the beans.

3: Stir the mix and reduce to a simmer. Cook gently for 1 hour until the sauce is thick and the beans are soft.

4: Serve on toast.

Photo credit: Patricia Niven

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