Posh eggs and beans on toast

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes

Serves: 4


1 tbsp essential Waitrose olive oil
2 essential Waitrose onions, diced
1 garlic clove, crushed
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
½ tsp ground cumin
400g can butter beans
400g can chopped tomatoes
½ tsp dark brown soft sugar
½ tsp red wine vinegar
4 essential Waitrose eggs
4 slices crusty bread
3 tbsp fromage frais
1 tbsp chopped chives


1. Heat the oil in a large pan on a medium heat. Add the onions and cook for 6-8 minutes until soft; then add the garlic and spices and cook for 1 minute. Drain and rinse the butter beans, then stir them into the onions with the tomatoes, sugar and vinegar; season and simmer for 10 minutes.

2. Poach the eggs. Fill a pan with boiling water and place over a low heat so it is barely simmering. Crack in the eggs, leaving plenty of space between each one. Cook gently for 5-6 minutes until the white is set. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.

3. Toast the bread and top each slice with beans,an egg, a little fromage frais and some chives.