Mediterranean Baked Beans

I could eat this Mediterranean Baked Beans Recipe every day. Not only is it tasty but it is 10/10 for healthy. Veggies to the max, full of prebiotic fibre for gut health, antioxidant rich, vegetarian protein and fast to make!

Time- 20 mins. Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tblsp olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tblsp tomato paste
  • 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbslp dijon mustard
  • 1 tblsp rapadura sugar or coconut sugar
  • 2 cans of navy beans or butter beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 pinch chilli flakes
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp sea salt (to taste)
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil or oregano
  • 1 cup Danish feta or creamy goats cheese/feta
  • 4 big handfuls of rocket

Method

  1. Add olive oil to heated pan and sauté onions until translucent.
  2. Add garlic and stir for 30s.
  3. Add tomato paste, tinned tomato, mustard, sugar, chilli, salt and pepper and simmer for 5 mins.
  4. Drain and rinse beans and add to the tomato sauce. Simmer for 5 mins to warm beans through.
  5. Taste and adjust salt if required.
  6. Turn off heat and add chopped basil.
  7. Serve in individual bowls. Crumble feta on to beans and serve with a large handful of rocket on top.

2 thoughts on “Mediterranean Baked Beans

  1. Holly Basil says:

    Hi Vitamin J, like the sound of this recipe and would like to make it. I was just wondering which beans you use as they are not mentioned in the list of ingredients. Thanks

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