Delicious British Traditional Beans in Tomato Sauce Served with Toast from England. Authentic Recipe of Beans on Toast.

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The quickest and easiest dish from English cuisine yet the most iconic is beans on toast. This classic recipe for beans in tomato sauce served on toast is an odd breakfast choice yet it is delicious. Beans on Toast is an iconic combination across the UK, often served with a full English breakfast or on its own. This dish is perfect for children and a great hearty dish to start the day. The history of baked beans remains a mystery however is known to be created in 1927 by Heinz (the top-selling baked beans company). Baked beans are traditionally made with navy beans also known as haricot which are small, white beans stewed in a thick, savory tomato sauce.

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Delicious British Traditional Beans in Tomato Sauce Served with Toast from England. Authentic Recipe of Beans on Toast.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Beans on Toast
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Main Cooking Method Fried, Fried (Pan)


Servings 2 Portions
Calories / Serving 278 kcal


  • 1 can Canned Baked Bean
  • 4 pcs Plain White Bread
  • 25 grams (0.88 oz) Butter


  • In a small saucepan, pour in the baked beans can and place over medium heat, using a wooden spoon to stir, cook for 10 minutes until gently bubbling but not sticking to the pan.
  • Whilst your beans cook, put your slices of bread in the toaster until they are perfectly toasted to your liking.
  • Spread the butter on the toast and cut the toast diagonally in half and place two pieces on per plate.
  • To assemble, equally spoon the hot beans on top of the buttered toast.


  • Use vegan butter to make this recipe Vegan.
  • Use gluten-free toast to make this recipe gluten-free

Option to serve it with a Full English fry-up breakfast.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Healthy Diet Recipe Vegetarian Recipes
Seasonal Cooking Autumn Recipes, Winter Recipes
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Calories: 278kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 12gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 670mgPotassium: 594mgFiber: 12gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 312IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 73mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Beans on Toast Recipe, British Traditional Beans in Tomato Sauce Served with Toast
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