Baked beans

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Baked beans
BakedBeansAndEggOnToast.jpg
Baked beans over scrambled eggs on toast
Place of originUnited States[1]
Associated national cuisineUnited Kingdom and Ireland
Serving temperatureHot or cold
Main ingredientsBeans
Ingredients generally usedTomato sauce

Baked beans is a dish made of beans, sometimes baked but, despite the name, usually stewed, in a sauce.[2]

Most commercially canned baked beans are made from haricot beans, also known as navy beans (a variety of Phaseolus vulgaris) in a sauce.

Varieties[change | change source]

Beans on Toast, with grated cheddar cheese and bacon.

In Ireland and the United Kingdom, a tomato sauce is most commonly used, and they are commonly eaten on toasted white bread or as part of a full English, Scottish, or Irish Breakfast. Some Americans have been known to dislike the dish.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Why the baked bean divides America and Britain". The Economist. 2020-09-02. ISSN 0013-0613. Retrieved 2021-04-30.
  2. Thring, Oliver (22 February 2011). "Consider baked beans". The Guardian. London.
  3. "Americans have just discovered beans on toast and they're really, really not impressed". www.indy100.com. 2020-01-09. Retrieved 2021-04-30.