Heinz baked beans in tomato sauce are one of the best loved food products in the world that is packaged in that iconic tin. The baked beans are sauce covered legumes prepared from scratch or sold pre-made in cans. They are a 100% vegetarian product and are instantly recognizable as the original and best. Heinz Baked beans is also popular across many African countries and is used a condiment or protein in soups, stews, or dishes like Jollof Rice, Kenkey and Fish, etc.
Preparation and use
Heinz baked beans is a dish containing beans, sometimes baked but usually stewed in a sauce. It’s mostly made from Haricot beans also known as navy beans in a sauce. In the United Kingdom, a tomato and sugar sauce is mostly used. In the United States, its sauce is prepared with molasses and salt pork. It’s a nutritious and healthy food widely consumed by people all over the world. In Ghana Heinz baked beans is use to prepare indomie, salads and breakfast. The sizes available are 150g, 200g, 300g, 415g and a range of multipack. It has a shelf life of 2 years.
Recipes, meals, and how this is usually eaten
Jollof Rice, Kenkey and Fish
Excellent on toast, with bangers and mash or as part of a traditional English breakfast.
Simply heated and eaten up on their own
Add to a dish of bolognese for extra flavour and goodness
Eaten with omelettes
Used in stuffed baked potatoes
Serve with a plate of sausages and potato fries.
Great with toast
Nutritional information and health benefits
Heinz baked beans is full of fibre as well as being fat free, low in sugar and salt so they offer a healthy, tasty and delicious option that is quick and easy to prepare.
It supports energy production, immune function, thyroid health and lowers cholesterol.
Total fat 0.5g
Total carbs 27g
Heinz baked beans first came out in 1886 where it was sold at fortnum and Mason department store. After opening its first office in London in 1896,the company opened its first UK factory in Peckham, South London in 1905. It was launched in 1901 as heinz baked beans and wasn’t produced in the US until 1928.