Recipe: Cowboy beans


Cowboy Beans

Cowboy Beans


  • Baking potatoes
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 400g haricot beans, drained
  • 400g tin of chopped tomatoes with herbs
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • handful of chopped chives to serve


  1. Bake the potatoes according to your preference
  2. With 30 minutes or so left of baking time, prepare the cowboy beans
  3. Warm the oil in a pan and gently fry the carrots and celery until softened but not coloured (about 10 minutes)
  4. Add the drained beans, tomatoes, tinned tomatoes and paprika
  5. Cook for a further 10 minutes
  6. Split open the potatoes and spoon the hot bean mixture over
  7. serve with the chopped chives


Grated cheese or soured cream can also be added as toppings if preferred. Perfect on toast, with sauages and mash, and they keep well in the fridge for a few days so make plenty!


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