Smoked Paprika Baked Beans
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Serves: 4
  • ½ an onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tins of beans of your choice, drained (I like the mix of butter beans and red kidney beans)
  • 1½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • zest and juice of ½ a lemon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tin chopped tin tomatoes
  • chopped parsley to serve (optional)
  1. Soften the onion with the paprika and cumin in the olive oil over a medium heat, in a large frying pan.
  2. Add the tinned tomatoes and their juice, as well as the bay leaf, lemon juice and zest, bring to the boil, then lower to a simmer.
  3. Add the beans and simmer for 5 minutes until reduced and slightly thickened.
  4. You can serve this on toast, with eggs, or on a bagel with some cream cheese.
  5. Sprinkle on the top with some parsley.
  6. Serve immediately.
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