Pork N Beans N Joe

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • ¼ cup shallots, chopped finely
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or chopped finely
  • 4 slices thick cut peameal bacon, or pork loin, chopped into pieces
  • 1 tin (540ml) tin white kidney beans or haricot beans
  • ½ cup tomato sauce (pasatta)
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon tomato concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons muscovado sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mustard (I use maple mustard)
  • ½ cup Station Cold Brew concentrate
  • Salt and Pepper, to season

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F/180C

  2. Lightly fry the garlic and shallots in a tablespoon oil in a skillet.

  3. Add the bacon pieces and continue to fry until browned. Remove from heat and
    leave to cool until needed

  4. Empty the contents of the beans tin (incl water) into a bowl and add the
    remaining ingredients

  5. Stir well to combine

  6. Add the bacon/shallots/garlic mixture, season with salt and pepper stir well again

  7. Transfer to complete bean mixture to a baking dish (mine is 9 ½” diameter x 1.5”
    deep) and place in preheated oven

  8. Bake for 50-60mins, stirring occasionally

  9. The liquid will reduce and the overall mixture thicken. Remove from heat, serve
    and enjoy! Try topping with cheese shreds, and serving alongside crusty loaf