Creamy beans on toast

Beans on toast recipe with Primary Beans Cannellini beans

A no-recipe recipe that is a must-have for your back pocket. Never forget: good, crusty bread is the perfect vessel for creamy beans. 

Featured bean: Cannellini

Other beans to try: FlageoletBaby Butter

Take 'em from dried to cooked with our guide

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What you’ll need

  • A batch of beans cooked according to our guide
  • Good crusty bread
  • Really good olive oil
  • Flaky salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Fresh chopped herbs basil, thyme, chervil, parsley, etc. (optional)


      Keep beans warm or reheat. Lightly toast a slice of bread. Spoon a generous amount of beans over bread. Drizzle with lots of olive oil, and sprinkle with flaky sea salt, freshly ground pepper, and herbs (if using). Enjoy immediately.


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      A tangy/peppery/bitter salad. Grated Parm. A jammy egg. Cooked down leafy greens folded into the beans before serving.  

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