Slow cooked beans with special sauce

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Slow cooked beans with special sauce
This healthy bean dish is packed with protein and delicious.
 

1 tsp olive oil

1 onion, halved and thinly sliced

Handful chorizo, cut into pieces

1 tsp sugar, brown if you have it

400g tin chopped tomatoes, drained

200ml stock from a cube

410g can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

For the wedges

1 tbsp self-raising

½ tsp cayenne pepper, paprika or mild chilli powder

1 tsp dried mixed herb (optional)

2 baking potatoes, each cut into 8 wedges

2 tsp vegetable oil

Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas mark 6.

Line a roasting tin with greaseproof paper and set aside.

In a bowl, mix the flour, cayenne and herbs (if using), add some salt and pepper, then toss with the potatoes and oil until well coated.

Tip into the roasting tin, then bake for 35 minutes until crisp and cooked through.

Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a non-stick pan, then gently fry the onion and chorizo together for 5-10 minutes until the onions are softened and just starting to turn golden.

Stir in the sugar, tomatoes, stock and seasoning to taste, then simmer the sauce for 5 minutes.

Add the beans, then simmer for another 5 minutes until the sauce has thickened.

Serve with the wedges.

Serves
2

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
40 minutes

Main ingredients
Beans, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Easy, Healthy, Slow cooking

Special Info
Vegetarian

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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