Baked Beans On Toast

Baked Beans On Toast

(6 servings)    Printable Version
  • 11-ounce can of baked beans
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
Heat the beans in a sauce pan. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the sage in butter for 1 minute. Add to the beans, mix well and serve on hot, buttered toast.

This is huge in England. Baked beans are part of a traditional breakfast.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank DixieChick for this recipe.

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Overall Average Rating = 4 (out of 5)
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From jwoolman

Also, I typically use vegetarian beans (Bush or Heinz or any other brand available, including the fancier Grillin' Beans from Bush, four of those varieties are vegetarian) here in the US. But if those are too sweet for you - try any canned chili beans.

Comment submitted: 3/13/2017 (#20222)

From jwoolman

I usually toast the bread a bit in a toaster oven and then add the beans with butter or other fat (coconut oil is very nice) and heat that up in the toaster oven. If bored with wheat toast - try on buttered rice or mashed potatoes or on corn tortillas or in corn taco shells (messy but good) or mixed with any kind of pasta. Also onions are nice to add sometimes.

Comment submitted: 3/13/2017 (#20221)

Official Member: Team BreakfastFrom woodland chef (Team Breakfast Member)
Rating (out of 5):  

This is certainly one of anytime food. I am from Maine and French also so I was brought up with Boston Baked Beans and never had them on bread but my husband always asked for me to put his beans on buttered bread and I always frowned at it. I got a little brave after 35 years of making it for him now I crave it. It's one of the best ways. I love beans now. I'm going to add sage to it and see how I like it.

Comment submitted: 2/19/2015 (#19278)

From Sammy J UK
Rating (out of 5):  

Try frying the beans until the juice has gone thick and clumpy - OMG stunning.

Comment submitted: 12/30/2014 (#19175)

From Amellia
Rating (out of 5):  

Well I'm English and never have done butter and fry it! Just Heinz beans with sausage and put onto toast with normal butter on the toast all ready! Soooo nice!

Comment submitted: 5/29/2014 (#18885)

From David
Rating (out of 5):  

Classic. Serve with a fried over-easy egg on top. We love it and it's extraordinarily easy.

Comment submitted: 1/5/2012 (#13395)

From Raheema
Rating (out of 5):  

No, I think the best thing to do is warm the baked beans in the microwave. Whilst doing that, spread butter over the bread and after the beans are heated, spread them over the bread and top with grated cheese. Place in the grill until it starts to go golden and there is your Pizza Breakfast!!

Comment submitted: 2/24/2011 (#12201)

From likes2sing

This is a good recipe but it leaves out the most important thing: the baked beans used here refer to a variety not sold in the U.S. The Heinz vegetarian baked beans are probably the most similar but they not really that close.

Comment submitted: 10/26/2010 (#11458)

From twiznits
Rating (out of 5):  

I've had this for lunch, but never for breakfast. My family chops up hot dogs and cooks them with the beans. Great over toast.

Comment submitted: 5/11/2010 (#10482)

From Cate

I understand that the Heinz vegetarian baked beans are similar to the UK beans. I would eat this with either a poached or fried egg on top or on the side. Very good comfort food at any time of day. Try and use whole grain/granary bread. The beans are also good with French's type (mild American) mustard.

Comment submitted: 2/12/2010 (#9687)

From weener

It makes you "smarter"... that breakfast there.

Comment submitted: 11/12/2009 (#9028)

From hellokitty

Oh my gosh. This epitomizes bad English cooking. Beans on toast tastes awful!

Comment submitted: 10/19/2009 (#8863)

From Beans

I learned to eat beans on toast by watching British comedies - thanks for the recipe - they're great!

Comment submitted: 9/20/2009 (#8729)

From APS102
Rating (out of 5):  

THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH! we are having a multiculteral luncheon at school tommorrow and this is perfect. awesome

Comment submitted: 6/7/2009 (#8236)

From bakorn
Rating (out of 5):  

Oh yeah! Tastes very awesome.

Comment submitted: 3/8/2009 (#7730)

From ExPat

I grew up on Heinz baked beans in the UK - and not just for breakfast either... US pork and beans is MUCH closer to the UK style baked beans. US baked beans are far too sweet for my taste! Especially for breakfast!

Comment submitted: 7/9/2008 (#5855)

From pinkie

I know they aren't the same as US type baked beans. How close to our pork and beans?

Comment submitted: 6/26/2008 (#5614)

From punkin
Rating (out of 5):  

Wonderful! I love this recipe!

Comment submitted: 6/26/2008 (#5608)

From kim

I was ever so bored with baked beans this way that I jazz them up with mustard, sambal olec, vegemite, mixed dried herbs or fresh basil and a touch of tomato sauce for colour. Just the thing to wake up the tongue as a counter point to most eggs scrambled, fried or poached. Vary the amounts to your suit you own taste use one or all. An infinite variety really.

Comment submitted: 6/19/2008 (#5573)

From mcadwell

I didn't know they did this in England. In a few southern U.S. states black-eyed peas are eaten over toast for good luck on New Year's Day. That's yummy.

Comment submitted: 3/16/2008 (#4835)

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