Spicy Italian Beans with Focaccia

An Italian twist on a classic breakfast or mid-week dinner. Smokey cannellini beans in a rich tomato, garlic and rosemary sauce, piled high on toasted focaccia.

Cooking Time

15 Minutes




Firstly, preheat your grill! Heat your Napolina extra virgin olive oil in a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the garlic, cook for 1 min stirring often.

Reduce the heat to medium, add the shallots and cook until soft and fragrant stirring regularly. Add your Napolina chopped tomatoes, smoked paprika, chilli, rosemary, sugar and simmer for 5 mins. Season and taste

Add Napolina cannellini beans and simmer for a further 5 mins. Whilst simmering away toast your focaccia under the grill.

Once toasted, rub all over with your garlic halves then drizzle with a little Napolina extra virgin olive oil

Tumble your beans on top of the focaccia chunks, sprinkle with parsley and enjoy!


400g can Napolina Chopped Tomatoes

1 tbsp Napolina Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus extra for drizzling

4 garlic cloves (3 minced and 1 cut in half)

3 banana shallots, finely chopped

1 tsp smoked paprika

1/2 tsp chilli powder

400g Napolina Cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

1 sprig rosemary

1 tsp brown sugar

Rosemary focaccia, cut into chunky strips to serve

Handful chopped parsley to serve

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