Vegan Bean and Bacon Toasty

Today on Caspar’s Blog we are going to be making home made beans and them putting them in a toasty with my vegan smokey bacon. What is not to love? I am really excited about this one.


4 rashers of Vegan Smokey Bacon

For the Beans:

  • 1 tbsp of oil
  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp of tomato purée
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tbsp of brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 400g of tinned cannellini beans, drained (240g when drained)
  • 100g of passata
  • black pepper


  1. First lets make the beans; Heat the oil in a saucepan, and add the onion and garlic. Cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes until soft and translucent.
  2. Add the tomato purée, paprika, thyme, brown sugar and soy sauce, and cook for a couple more minutes
  3. Add the beans and passata, and simmer for at least 5 minutes, until the mixture is piping hot and the sauce has thickened a little
  4. Now take a 2 slices of bread and cover the bottom of the slice with bacon rashers next spoon some beans in the middle.
  5. Put in your sandwich maker and cook untill brown.

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