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Pulled Pork Baked Beans

Pulled Pork Baked Beans

Pulled Pork Baked Beans are a hearty and comforting meal for any time of day, using ingredients you probably have in your pantry!

Course Breakfast, Brunch
Keyword Australian, Breakfast, Simple Dinners
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cans butter beans
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup or maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoky paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne or chilli flakes, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons malt vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup pulled pork

To serve

  • Sourdough bread
  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • Fetta cheese, crumbled
  • Fresh thyme leaves, extra (optional)


  1. Heat olive oil in a medium frypan, add the onion and cook until translucent. Drain and rinse the beans and add to the pan with the thyme leaves.
  2. Add the can of tomatoes, golden syrup, paprika, garam masala, cayenne if using, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, tomato paste and salt and pepper. Simmer for 10-15 minutes and then taste for seasoning. Add the pulled pork and heat for a further 5 minutes. Add a little water or stock if the sauce becomes too thick.
  3. To serve, brush slices of sourdough with olive oil and toast in a frypan or in the oven until golden brown. Pile the toast high with a generous spoonful of baked beans. Drizzle with a little olive oil and scatter with crumbled fetta and fresh thyme.