Transform a simple can of baked beans with a few storecupboard spices, an onion and some bacon for a full on flavoursome brunch or lunch
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
- 2 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
- 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
- 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
- 400g can baked beans
- 1 teaspoon brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon English mustard
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- Pinch chilli powder
- 2 slices ciabatta bread or sourdough bread, toasted
- Freshly chopped parsley, to garnish
- Fry the bacon in a frying pan until crispy (there’s no need to add any fat to the pan as enough will come out of the bacon), then remove it from the pan.
- Add the onion and garlic to the pan and cook for about 5 minutes over a medium heat to soften the onion.
- Stir in the baked beans, sugar, mustard, paprika, cumin and chilli and heat through.
- Spoon the beans onto the hot toast, top with the bacon and sprinkle with chopped parsley, to garnish.
Nutritional information per portion
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.