Homemade chorizo and bacon beans

Recipes 25/07/2018

These smokey and sweet baked beans are the ultimate brunch meal; packed with flavour and perfect alongside your weekend coffee.

Serves 4-6 Prep Time 20 Minutes Cook Time 60 Minutes


  • Natural Avocado Cooking Oil (we love Olivado)
  • 10 rashers Hellers Streaky Bacon, thinly sliced
  • Hellers chorizo sausages, cut into 1cm rounds
  • 1 brown onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and diced
  • 1 tin red kidney beans, drained (we love Delmaine)
  • 1 tin butter beans, drained  (we love Delmaine)
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce (we love Gregg’s)
  • 1 cup tomato passata  (we love Delmaine)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup (we love O’Canada)
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 300ml water
  • 1 Tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce (we love Kikkoman)
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper


  1. Place a casserole dish over a medium heat with a generous drizzle of oil. Once heated, add the bacon and chorizo and cook for a few minutes or until golden and crisp.  
  2. Add in the onion and garlic and cook until they are soft for 3-5 minutes, then stir in the remaining ingredients. Place a lid on the dish, and reduce to a low simmer. Cook for 1 hour or until thickened. Stir through the bacon and chorizo, then season to taste.
  3. Serve alongside your favourite bread or with poached eggs.

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