RECIPE / BAKED BEANS
The ultimate bacon baked beans
with bacon, cheese and herbs
Take your canned
baked beans (or
spaghetti) to the
Also helps extend
your baked beans.
Here is the easiest recipe that most people
can make for breakfast or a light meal.
Baked beans or spaghetti (your choice)
Bacon shoulder rindless
(streaky or middle is fine)
Five beans mix (or any bean mix)
Mild cheese block (any cheddar will do)
Capsicum, leek, carrot or celery
Dried mixed herbs or fresh
Olive oil (any oil works)
Pepper 420g can
Chop bacon and all vegetables including garlic (keep all
Heat a pot up, add oil and bacon, fry a little then add
vegetables / garlic / dried herbs and continue sautéing until
bacon is brown and onion is colouring.
If using fresh herbs don’t add until later.
At this point if you want to be fancy, de glaze pot with a splash
of wine and reduce until dry. (Red or white, whichever is open).
Add baked beans (or spaghetti) and turn heat down. Open the
can of mixed beans and wash under cold water for a minute.
Add to pot and bring to simmer.
Add salt and pepper to taste, grate or chop your cheese and
add to pot stirring all the time until melted.
Pull off the heat, taste, adjust seasoning if needed, add fresh
herbs and serve.
Recipe by Justin Rimmer
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