Recipe: Beans On Toast


Everybody can make beans on toast... it's a student staple and a homely comfort... Just what the doctor ordered! But with our little bit of Mexican inspiration and the help of Tom Ska we prove that this version goes off with a


  • 1 small onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 tbsp fajita spice mix
  • 1 tin(s) red kidney beans, drained
  • 2 fresh coriander stalks
  • 8 slice(s) fresh bread
  • 1 handful(s) Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1 dollop(s) guacamole
preheat oven

Step 1

Preheat Oven

Preheat the oven to 200°C.

prep and cook veg

Step 2

Prep And Cook Veg

Peel and finely dice the onion, then de-seed and dice the pepper Sweat the onion off in a pan with a shot of oil for 3-4 minutes before adding the pepper and a pinch of salt and pepper.

blitz beans mix

Step 3

Blitz Beans Mix

Blitz half of the bread into fine crumbs in a food processor. Tip the cooked onion and pepper mix, the beans, cheese, fajita mix, egg and coriander stalks into the processor with the breadcrumbs. Blitz to a course but evenly distributed mix.

spread onto bread and bake

Step 4

Spread Onto Bread And Bake

Smear the bean mixture onto the remaining slices of bread and lay flat on a baking tray. Bake for 8-10 minutes until the bread is toasted underneath and the bean mix is golden on top.


Step 5


Cut each slice in half and serve with a big dollop of fresh guacamole. Serves 4

Hungry for more? Try one of these!