This is a quick and flavorful dish similar to baked beans that can be made in in less than 20 minutes with the help of a pressure cooker. The ingredients are basic enough to whip up without much pre-planning while the few spices and canned tomatoes add the flavor and taste depth you crave. Being a basic recipe, many flavoring add-ins could be thrown in as well to make this dish have a different flavor profile. Make it more Italian with basil and parsley, spicier with chili powder or sweeter with the addition of some dates or molasses. Another vegetable such as cauliflower would be a great add-in option as well. Any left-overs are perfect on rice or, as my husband likes it, in a jaffle.

Vegan and free of added salt, sugar, oil, gluten, soy, nuts and seeds

Reasons to love this recipe: flavorful, less than 10 ingredients, simple, ready in 30 minutes or less

Serves 2-4


  • 2 cans of diced tomatoes, salt free
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 medium onion, roughly chopped
  • 3 cups great northern beans, soaked/sprouted
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Black pepper


Prepare all ingredients according to the specifications then pressure cook everything in a pressure cooker for 12 minutes on full pressure. Quick release the pressure cooker and enjoy immediately. Serve with toast if desired

  • Updated 3 years ago
Sara Binde

Sara is a health and nutrition coach. She advocates for a whole foods plant-based lifestyle and teaches the world how to achieve weight loss.