Garlicky Bean Toast

I’ve no disgrace in how a lot toast I eat and it’s uncommon I meet a toast I don’t like. A crisp slice of toasted bread piled excessive with vegetarian delights is the proper method to begin (or finish) the day. Sure, hottest is the stable avocado toast however I say give me toast piled excessive with garlicky beans any day. This bean toast recipe is quick and is the proper meal for any time of day. Play round with the herbs, add your favourite greens or serve it with a salad- so many prospects!

One fast note- I initially made this recipe with pinto beans however the video reveals kidney. Either are nice to make use of! Just be sure that your beans are usually not tremendous old- you need these beans to be tender by the tip of cooking.

Garlicky Bean Toast


2 teaspoons olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

¼ teaspoon salt

1 cup cooked kidney or pinto beans + liquid

2 slices toast

three to four teaspoons brown mustard

Feta, for serving

Chili flakes, for serving

Parsley, for serving


Heat a small pan over medium-low warmth. Add the olive oil adopted by the garlic. Sauté till the garlic is golden 1 to 2 minutes. Add within the pinto beans with their liquid. Bring to a boil, cut back to a simmer, and prepare dinner till a lot of the liquid is gone. Taste and add salt as wanted.

Assemble the toast with an expansion of brown mustard, beans, and a sprinkle of feta, parsley, and chili flakes (if desired.)


Recipe Notes

Tips + Tricks: As talked about within the video, I wish to prepare dinner my pinto beans with rosemary. If you are utilizing canned beans or beans with totally different flavors, I like to recommend including a teaspoon or so of contemporary rosemary to the garlic/bean combination.

Stock up on the pantry gadgets: pinto beans, garlic,  kidney beans

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Bean Toast


This is a kind of recipes to make use of loosely. Add and swap to your hearts content- it’s fairly laborious to make this straightforward recipe style dangerous. I believe the one approach you can do that’s when you prepare dinner an excessive amount of liquid out of the beans.

Salads/Grain Bowls: Skip the bread and use these beans in salads and on grain bowls. For salads, I’d advocate letting the beans cool earlier than including to the greens.

Vegan: Leave off the feta and ensure your beans are salted properly sufficient.

Legumes: Swap out the kidney beans for white beans, lentils, or pinto beans.

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