Baked beans are deliciously filling. It is best eaten with bread or even as a soup. This recipe is a meal in itself which is perfect for breakfast. This dish is meant to be sweet, but you can give it some zing by adding chili if desired.
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 large brown onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
250g bacon, chopped
2 400g cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
400g can diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
Preheat oven to 180C. After, heat the oil in an oven proof casserole dish over medium heat. Fry the garlic, onions and bacon in the casserole dish until the bacon becomes soft. Add the beans, Worcestershire sauce, tomatoes, sugar and cold water. Increase the heat to high and bring it to a boil. Remove from heat and cover the dish. Bake it for 30 minutes. Remove the cover and bake it for another 30 minutes until the sauce thickens. Let it stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with bread.
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