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Friday Foodie: Diana Tencic from Body Be Well. Diana shares her low sugar baked beans recipes.

Low Sugar Baked Beans

  • Author: Diana Tencic
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 2 - 4 1x



  • 2 400gms cans of butter beans
  • 2  400gms cans of diced tomatoes
  • one tablespoon of olive oil
  • one teaspoon of paprika-i used sweet
  • one teaspoon of cumin powder
  • 3 sprigs of spring onion – I use the greens for Fodmap reasons but use all if you have no gut issues
  • one tablespoon of rice malt syrup – I use Pure Harvest
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • parsley about 1/3 cup


  1. heat oil in a pot  and add the spices and fry for about a minute.
  2. then add the butter beans and spring onion and cook for about 2 minutes stirring so the beans don’t burn.
  3. finally add the tomatoes and rice malt syrup
  4. then cook on a medium heat for about 20 minutes or until sauce thickens.
  5. Eat either warm or store in the fridge. It should keep for about 5 days.