Baked Beans

PennyBy Penny  

June 11, 2015


400g dry haricot beans ( you could use cannelloni)

2-3 tbspn extra virgin olive oil

2 finely chopped red onions

150g finely chopped streaky bacon ( pancetta if wanting to push the boat out )

2 finely chopped garlic cloves

1 tin of chopped tomatoes

2 tbspn muscavado sugar

3 tblspns cider vinegar ( use White wine or red wine vinegar if that's all you have )


1Soak the beans overnight in cold water

2Drain then cover with water in a pan . Bring it to the boil . Cook for a further 45 minutes- 1 hour.

3Leave aside for 30 minutes

4Drain well

5Heat the oil in a large frying pan add the onions and bacon and fry for about 8 minutes

6Add in the garlic, tomatoes , sugar , vinegar and 400ml of water

7Add the beans , stir . Cook for another 1.5- 2 hours . Stir occasionally

8When you have a nice thick sauce and tender beans they're ready

9Delicious !