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Gourmet Bean and Bacon Toasties


8 chopped rashers of Henderson's streaky bacon

Finely chopped onion

Fresh garlic to taste

Fresh thyme 

2 tbs tomato paste

1 can chopped tomatoes

1 can cannellini beans

2 cups of grated tasty cheese

250g buffalo mozzarella

Olive oil


12 slices of bread


Step 1

Cook bacon and onion in oil over medium heat until bacon is golden and onion is soft. Add crushed garlic and tomato paste and stir for 2 minutes.

Step 2

Add canned tomatoes and reduce for 10 minutes. Drain the can of beans and add with the thyme to quickly warm through. Remove from heat.

Step 3

Turn on your toasted sandwich maker to heat while you butter one side of bread, and top with the bacon and bean mixture, tasty cheese and mozzarella. Place second slice on top and toast until golden.

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