3 delicious baked beans recipes for the whole family

3 delicious baked beans recipes for the whole family

Posted 12th September

Serve up a treat with these family and budget-friendly dinner recipes…

If you're struggling to find a recipe that the whole family will love – maybe you're after a super quick and easy budget recipe to feed the children – then grab a tin of Heinz Beanz on your next shop and try one of these easy weekday meals tonight!

Bursting with flavour and full of nutritional goodness, Heinz Beanz are a great way to get one of your five-a-day, plus they are also naturally low in fat and high in protein and fibre!


Heinz Beanz Burger

Makes 6 burgers




- 2 cans Heinz Beanz (415g can)

- 80g panko bread crumbs

- 2 tbsp chopped coriander

- 1 small onion, or ½ large onion, finely chopped

- 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

- 1 tbsp olive oil

- ½ tsp cinnamon

- 1 tsp paprika

- 1 tsp cumin

- ½ tsp salt

- 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

- ¼ cup oil, for frying

- 2 tbsp Heinz Tomato Ketchup

- ½ lime, juice only

- 150ml sour cream

- 250g Heinz [Seriously] Good Mayonnaise

- Lettuce, for the buns

- Buns for the burgers



1. Drain the cans of Heinz Beanz, separating the tomato sauce and reserving for later.

2. Fry the onion and garlic in oil until translucent and leave to cool.

3. Add onion and garlic to a bowl with the Beanz, coriander, spices, salt, breadcrumbs and chilli.

4. Mix with a wooden spoon until the mix comes together, making sure to leave a few Beanz whole.

5. At this point, get your hands in and mould into 6 burgers. Pop into the fridge briefly to rest.

6. Fry the burgers over a medium heat to give the exterior a good crunch. Make sure not to burn them!

7. Add the drained tomato sauce to a small saucepan and reduce over medium heat until thick. Stir through the Heinz Tomato Ketchup and set aside to cool.

8. Mix the Heinz [Seriously] Good Mayonnaise with the sour cream and lime juice.

9. Now that you have your burgers and two sauces, you can now build your burger - bottom toasted bun, ketchup sauce, lettuce, burger, sour cream and then finish with the top bun.



Heinz Beanz Baked Eggs




- 2 cans Heinz Beanz (415g can)

- 1 tbsp vegetable oil

- 1 onion, chopped

- 2 red peppers, sliced

- 2 tbsp water

- 1 tbsp tomato puree

- 1 tsp cumin

- 1 tsp paprika

- 4/6 eggs

- Bunch of chopped parsley



1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

2. Heat the oil in an ovenproof saucepan and fry the onion and peppers until soft.

3. Add tomato puree, cumin and paprika and season to taste. Add a splash of water, then pour in the Heinz Beanz. Stir everything together and bring up to a simmer.

4. Add the eggs one at a time and place the whole dish in the oven. Bake for around 5 - 10 minutes or until the whites of the eggs have set but the yolks retain a wobble.

5. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with crusty bread.



Heinz Beanz Sausage Bacon Pies

Makes 12 pies


Baked bean recipe, easy weekday meals



- 600g of Heinz Beanz

- 8 rashers streaky bacon, diced

- 6 chipolata sausages

- 2 sheets of reduced fat puff pastry

- 1 egg, beaten

- 50g cheddar cheese, grated

- Muffin tin

- Toothpick



1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.

2. Pop the chipolata sausages on a lined baking tray and grill on high for 6-8 minutes, flipping them halfway through. Dice into 1cm chunks and set aside.

3. Fry the bacon in a non-stick pan until slightly crisp. Add the Heinz Beanz and the sausage pieces.

4. Stir and bring to a simmer. Cook until the sauce is slightly reduced. Remove from the heat and cool completely.

5. With the pastry, cut 24 round circles from the pastry - 12 big and 12 small.

6. Grease a muffin tin and push in the 12 large rounds.

7. Spoon 2 tbsps of the Beanz mixture into each round. Top with a little cheddar cheese.

8. Brush the exposed pastry with the egg wash and lay on the small rounds of pastry. Press lightly to seal.

9. Using a toothpick, create a little hole/vent in each pie. Bake for 15 minutes and enjoy!


Recipes courtesy of Heinz Beinz

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