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Home Made Beans On Toast

Homemade beans on toast are packed with flavour and taste quite different to the canned variety. They're a wonderful treat for lunch or a light supper.
 
 

Ingredients

Serves 4 as a lunch or light supper dish

  • 400g haricot or cannellini beans, cooked
  • 1 tin tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons tomato puree
  • 1 medium onion
  • Handful fresh parsley or sage, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon each of ground cumin, ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons sugar or honey
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
 

Method

  1. Peel the onion, chop into quarters and slice finely.

  2. Heat the oil in the pan and sauté the onion gently. Cover and cook for 15 minutes, until very soft.

  3. Add the balsamic vinegar, spices and sugar or honey and stir well. Cook for a further 5 minutes.

  4. Liquidise the tomatoes with the tomato puree and add to the pan. Simmer, uncovered, until the sauce has thickened.

  5. Add the beans and chopped herbs and cook gently for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Serve on toast.
 

Time From Cupboard-To-Table

35 minutes (plus cooking time for the pulses, if not already cooked
 

Notes & Variations on Home Made Beans On Toast

Experiment with different herbs and spices, depending on what you fancy.

 
 
 

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