like to spend some of my free time looking around
second hand bookshops for old or out of print
recipe books. A lot of the time you only find
the same unpopular titles but, from time to time,
you will find something special or something that
just appeals because it is unusual or novel. A
book that falls into the category of being unusual
or novel is The Heinz Book
of Baked Bean Recipes!
someone who grew up loving baked beans this really
appealed to me. Presumably as a book which was
produced to promote Heinz Beans they will not
mind me reproducing a few of the recipes for you
to enjoy - especially the kids, old and young!
x 397g / l4oz can tomatoes in natural juice
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 x 450g / 15.9oz can Heinz Baked Beans
1/2 a cucumber, seeded and chopped
1 red pepper, seeded and chopped
275ml / 1/2 pint chicken stock
4 tbsps olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Thin slices of red or green pepper
Thinly sliced onion rings
Fried bread croutons
Parsley, or spring onions, chopped
the canned tomatoes, garlic, baked beans, chopped
cucumber, red pepper and chicken stock into
a liquidiser and blend until smooth.
the olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.
If the soup is too thick for your liking, add
a little extra chicken stock.
the soup very thoroughly for 3 - 4 hours before
in small bowls, with an ice cube floated in
each one, and accompanied by slices of pepper,
onion rings, chopped cucumber and croutons.
Sprinkle the soup with the parsley, or spring
takes 20 minutes, plus a minimum of 4 hours chilling
amount of garlic may be varied or omitted altogether,
to suit your taste.
oil must be added in a thin, steady stream. If
added too quickly, the soup will curdle.
Heinz Book of Baked Bean Recipes