Spanish- Homemade Baked Beans

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Serves: 2
Course: Breakfast
Dietary Requirements: Gluten Free


  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin coconut oil
  • 1/2 red onion small, diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 red capsicum thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano dried
  • 80 g chorizo sausage remove the skin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 can cannellini beans drained & rinsed
  • 120 g tomato passata
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup green peas
  • 20 g baby bocconcini
  • salt & pepper to taste

To Serve

  • 2 tablespoon fresh parsley roughly chopped
  • 1/2 lemon quartered


  • Heat the coconut oil in an oven proof frypan over moderate heat.
  • Add the chopped onion, garlic, capsicum and spices. Stir until they start to soften.
  • Add chorizo mince and bay leaf to the frypan and stir until cooked, breaking up the chorizo with the back of a spoon. (If you have bought hard or cured chorizo, simply dice and add to the frypan.)
  • Stir through the tomato paste for 1 minute.
  • Then, add rinsed cannelini beans, tomato passata and water.
  • Bring to a simmer and mix through the peas.
  • Poke the boccincini into the top of beans mixture and place under a high grill until melted.
  • Top with parsley leaves and fresh lemon juice if desired.

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Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change. Sam Wood has over 18 years experience in the health and fitness industry, and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators. He is also the founder and trainer at Australia’s number one online fitness and nutrition program, and owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed.