Autumn comfort food recipe : star anise and gammon baked beans | Recipes From A Pantry
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Star Anise And Gammon Baked Beans

Autumn comfort food recipe : star anise and gammon baked beans
Course Main
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 3
Author Bintu Hardy | Recipes From A Pantry

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion finely sliced
  • 1 smoked gammon steak diced
  • 1 star anise
  • 2.5 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp chipotle paste
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika optional
  • 480 ml (2 cups) chicken stock
  • 2 X 400g (14 oz) tins beans drained

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to fan assisted 120C / 140C / 275 F / gas 1.
  • Heat oil in an oven ready casserole dish and fry the onions for 5 mins until softened.
  • Add the diced gammon and fry for a couple of mins until cooked through.
  • Add the star anise, cloves, tomato puree, maple syrup, chipotle and smoked paprika (if using) and mix well.
  • Then stir in the chicken stock and beans and switch off the heat.
  • Cover the casserole pot, transfer into the preheated oven and bake for 3 hrs turning half way through.
  • Serve with plenty of crusty bread.