Pesto Baked Beans on Toast

60 minutes / 4 people
Pesto Baked Beans on Toast


1.Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas mark 4
2.Heat up the oil in a frying pan and fry the onion for 10 minutes, until softened and golden
3.Throw in the garlic and fry for a minute, then stir in the paprika and cook for another minute.
4.Add the passata, sugar, beans, 200ml water and the stock cube
5.Stir together bringing to a simmer, stir again then cover with a lid
6.Transfer to oven to cook for 30 minutes
7.Check the beans after 20 minutes, if they are drying out then add a splash of water
8.Remove from the oven, stir in Saclà Pesto and serve on hot buttered toasts


  • 1.5 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 200g tomato passata
  • 1 tbsp Muscavado sugar
  • 800g haricot beans
  • 1/2 vegetable stock cube
  • 4 tbsp Sacla’ Free From Tomato Pesto
  • 2 thick slices toast, buttered