Food Diet and Health

Spicy Beans on Toast

Posted by Asghar in Food at May 22, 2011

Spicy Beans on Toast

SERVES          4

PREPARATION TIME:          10 minutes

COOKING TIME:                    10 minutes

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 green sticks celery, trimmed and finely chopped

1 medium red onion, peeled and finely chopped

1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed

1 level teaspoons curry powder

14oz (400g) cooked borlotti, cannelloni or haricot beans, drained and mashed.

4 slices crusty bread

Tomato slices and coriander leaves to garnish.

  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the celery and onion in it over a moderate heat for 6-8 minutes, stirring frequently, until softened but not browned.
  2. Stir in the garlic, curry powder and savory or thyme, and cook for I1 minute. Mix in the beans and cook gently for 3-4 minutes, until heated all through.
  3. Meanwhile, toast the bread on both sides. Spread the bean mixture on the toast and arrange the sliced tomatoes on top. Sprinkle with he coriander and serve at once.