Easy BBQ beans

Quick, simple and packed with goodness, try these beans as part of a pick-and-mix Mexican supper

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 118
  • fat 2g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 21g
  • sugars 7g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 5g
  • salt 0.37g


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp white or red wine vinegar
  • 1 heaped tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 400g tin pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 400ml tub passata
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce or vegetarian alternative (optional)
  • small bunch coriander, chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a small pan. Fry onion until starting to brown, then add garlic and cook for 1 min. Add vinegar and sugar and cook until onions are caramelised. Stir in beans, passata, Worcestershire sauce (if using) and seasoning and simmer for 10-15 mins until thickened. Stir through coriander and serve.

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