Blender Beans

Blender Beans

This is yet another variation on baked beans: this time the sauce is thickened with white beans rather than cornflour and it is sweetened with dates. It’s difficult to make a small amount of this recipe so make a big batch and freeze portions for later.

Free from: gluten, nuts, soya, wheat

This is a vegan recipe

Blender Beans
For the sauce:
  • 1 tin white beans such as haricot or canellini (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 tin tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 medjool dates (pitted and finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp each of paprika, garlic granules
  • 200 mL water
  • salt (to taste)
For the blender beans:
  • 3 tins beans or chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  1. Blend all the sauce ingredients together in a liquidiser. Pour into a sauce pan and add the rest of the beans or chickpeas. Heat through.

  2. If not eating straight away, portion out the beans, allow to cool, then freeze for later.

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