Spicy Mixed Beans

Spicy Mixed Beans

A warming supper or cool and store in your fridge for an easy lunchtime meal.

Adapted from a Yotam Ottolenghi recipe

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 3 tbspns rapeseed oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsps tomato puree
  • Half a tsp each of ground cumin, turmeric and coriander
  • 1 tsp each of ground ginger and cardamon
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 500g mixed beans and peas (cut longer veg into 1″ pieces)
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Sauté the onion in the oil for 3mins. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Add the tomato purée, spices and some salt and pepper, and cook for a another minute.
  • Add the tomatoes, sugar, beans and peas. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer gently for 15-20 minutes.

Season to taste and serve warm or cooled

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