Baked beans

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Baked beans
Baked beans over scrambled eggs on toast
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.[1]

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

In Ireland and the United Kingdom, a tomato sauce is most commonly used, and they are commonly eaten on toast or as part of a full English, Scottish, or Irish Breakfast.

References[change | change source]

  1. Thring, Oliver (22 February 2011). "Consider baked beans". The Guardian. London.