Baked beans

Baked beans

This is great for tight budgets – try making a big batch and freeze for an easy meal another day.

By , 21 September 2015

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Baked beans
  • 15 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: 65p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 260g serving contains
  • Energy

    1017KJ

    243KCAL

    12%
  • Fat

    9.4g

    med

    13%
  • Saturates

    1.2g

    low

    6%
  • Sugars

    10.1g

    low

    11%
  • Salt

    0.5g

    low

    8%
2
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 391kJ/93kcal.
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 level tsp Asda Onion Granules
  • 1 level tsp mustard powder
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes with garlic
  • 2 level tsp soft brown sugar
  • 5 level tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 level tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 2 x 300g cans haricot beans in water, (or cannellini beans in water), drained and rinsed
  • 4 basil leaves
  • 4 thick slices of bread, toasted, to serve
Method
  • Heat the oil and gently fry the onion granules and mustard powder for 1 minute, stirring.

  • Add the tomatoes, sugar, tomato purée and herbs. Heat to a simmer and cook gently, uncovered, for 4 minutes. Take off the heat and add contents to a bowl. Allow to cool slightly.

  • Blitz the tomato sauce with a hand-held blender until smooth.

  • Return the sauce to the pan and add the haricot beans. Simmer over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes.

  • Tear the basil leaves into pieces and stir into the sauce. Serve on toasted bread.