Homemade Baked Beans

Let's face it, Heinz and Branston do a bloody good baked bean, but did you know that you can make your own at home too? Here's a seriously quick recipe that takes less than 15 minutes to do and it'll keep in the fridge for a day or two.

Keyword baked beans, breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 tin haricot beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon tamari, soy or Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes (optional)
  • 1 400g carton passata
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Saute the onion in the oil, in a non-stick saucepan over medium heat for 3 minutes until see-through. 

  2. Add all the other ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes. Add water if the mixture becomes too dry.

  3. Serve with a crispy jacket potato, or as a breakfast side.

"All in or all out" Rachael is a vibrant, no-bullshit-talking Scottish nutrition geek and coach helping women to lose weight without giving up their confidence OR their favourite foods.

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