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Tangy Bean Pate

tangy bean pateThis tangy bean pate is made using baked beans.

The beans can be changed for a tin of anything else, butter beans, white beans, green lentils, mixed spicy beans, chickpeas etc

Make twice in the month, if following option one or once if following option 2 – allow 25 g per person per meal and 2 slices of home made bread

 

 

 

 

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tangy bean pate

Thrifty Lesley
made using baked beans
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine English
Servings 12 servings
Calories 345.2 kcal

Equipment

  • saucepan
  • mixing spoon
  • digital scales

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can baked beans
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 dessertspoon lemon juice
  • 100 ml oil
  • 46 g breadcrumbs leftover end bit of homemade bread (approx 46g) broken into breadcrumbs
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 2 pinches ground black pepper

Home made bread

  • 24 slices home made bread from your bread making this week

Instructions
 

  • Put all ingredients together (except the oil) in a saucepan and simmer for around 10 mins or until the beans are ready to fall apart under the gentle pressure of your potato masher, or a fork.
  • Mash up the pate.
  • Leave to cool.
  • Add the oil and remash/mix.
  • You can make this in your food processor too, less mashing!
  • Store in a bowl, covered with cling film or a plastic tub with a lid, in the fridge, for up to 4 days.

Notes

 
 
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