Boston Baked Beans

boston baked beans
For years the good old jar of Heinz baked beans has been a winner in our house, but recently we’ve started making our own Boston Baked Beans in the Thermomix and now there’s no looking back! This is fast becoming one of our favourite easy dinners… and the leftovers are perfect for breakfast too. Packed with vegetables and tonnes of flavour, these Boston Baked Beans tick all the right boxes.

Boston Baked Beans

Homemade Thermomix Boston Baked Beans are totally delicious and packed with vegetables!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 100 g bacon (or pancetta), chopped
  • 1 brown onion , chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 1 stick of celery , chopped
  • 1 green capsicum , chopped (and seeds removed)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp Chinese five spice
  • 2 X 400g tins cannellini beans (drained and rinsed)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Chop the bacon in the thermomix bowl on speed 6 for 2 seconds.
  2. Add the olive oil.
  3. Cook at 80 degrees, reverse speed 2 for 4 minutes.
  4. Pour into a bowl and set aside.
  5. Add onion, garlic, celery and capsicum to the thermomix bowl and chop on speed 6 for 3 seconds.
  6. Add bacon back into the bowl.
  7. Cook at 80 degrees, reverse speed 2 for 4 minutes.
  8. Add the brown sugar, tomatoes and spices.
  9. Cook at 100 degrees, reverse speed 2 for 10 minutes.
  10. Add the cannellini beans and season with salt and pepper.
  11. Mix on reverse speed 1 for 1 minute.
  12. Serve with hot buttered toast!

 

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