Homemade beans on toast

Preparation time
less than 30 mins

Cooking time
less than 10 mins

Serves 2


From The Hairy Bikers and Lorraine Pascale: Cooking the Nation's Favourite Food


  • 100g/3½oz cooking chorizo, diced
  • 200g/7oz tinned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 200g/7oz tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

To serve

  • 2 slices toast
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley leaves


  1. Place a saucepan over a medium heat. When the pan is hot, add the chorizo and fry for 1-2 minutes, or until starting to crisp.

  2. Add the drained chickpeas and tinned tomatoes, then stir in the thyme. Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Simmer for 4-5 minutes, or until the sauce has warmed through and thickened to your liking.

  3. To serve, spoon the chickpea mixture on top of the toast and garnish with parsley.

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