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Baked beans (White beans in tomato sauce)

The classic baked beans that star in the traditional English breakfast tend to come from a tin, but the combination of white haricot beans and tomato sauce is so good that a recipe for preparing them yourself is presented below.

Baked beans (White beans in tomato sauce)

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Ingredients

800

g

chopped tomato, including juice

As needed:

 

olive oil

2

 

cloves

2

sprigs

thyme

2

sprigs

rosemary

2

sprigs

sage leaves

1

 

onion, finely chopped

4

tbsp

Worcestershire sauce

1

tsp

Tabasco sauce

750

g

white beans (haricot beans), soaked

Preparation method

  • Boil the beans in plenty of water for an hour. Skim off the foam regularly.
  • Leave to cool in the liquid.
  • Gently fry the onions in a little oil until they start to caramelise slightly.
  • Take the herb leaves off the stem, and them to the frying pan, and fry briefly.
  • Add the tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, cloves, and salt.
  • Bring the mixture to the boil and simmer gently for 20 minutes.
  • Transfer to a blender and blend to a smooth sauce.
  • Sieve the sauce over a pan.
  • Drain the beans and add them to the sauce.
  • Cook the beans in the tomato sauce for another 30 minutes and then leave to cool.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

Serving suggestions

  • As part of a traditional English breakfast.
  • In a composition with white fish, sweet pepper, and artichoke.
  • As the basis for a white bean and tomato soup. 

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