Posh Pumpkin Beans on Toast

28’s Home Nutrition Program (portions based on our Women’s ‘Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Eating Plan)
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 1


  • 1 slice sourdough bread toasted
  • 2 teaspoons parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 avocado

Ingredients for Posh Pumpkin Breakfast Beans

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/3 red onion diced
  • 1/2 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pinch chilli powder or to your liking
  • 1/2 cup canned cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable stock


  • Add pumpkin to a medium saucepan and cover with water. Place over high heat and bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes until pumpkin has softened. Drain and mash with a fork.
  • Add butter, onion and garlic to a large frying pan on a low-medium heat. Cook for 10 minutes, until the onions have softened and are a golden brown colour.
  • Add spices and cook for a further minute, before adding the cannellini beans, mashed pumpkin, vinegar and stock. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook covered for 10 minutes. Remove lid and cook for a further 5 minutes until it thickens a little.
  • Top the toasted sourdough with the bean mixture, avocado and sprinkle with Parmesan.

Posted by Shahna Sarpi

Shahna is a qualified nutritionist passionate about helping people live a nourished life through healthy eating and lifestyle practices. Utilising a whole foods approach to nutrition, Shahna aims to educate and inspire people to become their healthiest selves. With a love of food and being in the kitchen, she enjoys cooking up a storm and creating healthy recipes that everyone will enjoy.