Homemade baked beans that couldn’t be easier or tastier

Hearty homemade baked beans – with or without chorizo


  • 1 x 440gm can of cannelloni beans
  • 2 x 440gm cans of diced tomatoes in juice
  • 1 chorizo sausage – more if you like
  • 1 onion – chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic – chopped
  • 4 mushrooms – chopped
  • 2-3 leftover roast vegetables (kumara, pumpkin) – chopped
  • 1 tbsp of chopped fresh oregano – or dried if you wish
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 tsp of celery salt
  • 1 tsp fresh chopped chilli  or to taste
  • 1tsp Salt
  •  1/2 tsp powdered kelp
  • Coconut oil to cook


Heat the pan with oil.
Cook onions, putting the lid on so the onions sweat down. When soft, add garlic, mushrooms, and vegetables. Stir through.
Add sausage and cook for 2 minutes.
Add tomatoes, beans, fresh herbs, chilli and salts. Carefully stir.
Simmer for 5 minutes until the flavour is rich and infused with herbs etc. Taste test, add more salt or chilli to taste. Should be warm and rich.
A hearty dish that serves 3 to 4.

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