Smokey Winter Baked Beans

Smokey Winter Baked Beans

Smokey Winter Baked Beans

This will make you never want to open a can of baked beans again
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Dish
Servings 4 people


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 150 gram bacon rashers diced
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small leek trimmed and chopped fine, white only
  • 1 small red capsicum finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 can 400 gram cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup worcestershire sauce (65ml)
  • 1 cup passata (250ml)
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock (125no)
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • sea salt flakes to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • basil leaves to garnish


  • Heat oil in a 2.1 litre Dutch oven on medium. Add bacon and brown sugar. Sauté for a couple of minutes, tossing constantly until sugar is caramelised and bacon starts browning.
  • Add the garlic, leek and capsicum. Sauté for a couple of minutes on medium heat until leek softens. Add vinegar and mix well.
  • Add cannellini beans, worcestershire sauce, passata, chicken stock, paprika and oregano. Mix well. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper, garnish with basil leaves and serve hot with crusty sourdough bread.


Taken from " Enliven your mornings with Nespresso"

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