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Cheesy smoked baked beans with pumpkin

This deliciously cheesy vegetarian dish makes a great breakfast, brunch or any meal of the day!

Beans are a great vegetarian dinner option, that are packed with protein and fibre, while also being very kind to your wallet. Jap pumpkins are a very sweet variety of squash, also known as kabocha, with an edible skin, and a short, squat shape.

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1.Preheat oven to 220°C/425°F.
2.Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large ovenproof frying pan over high heat; cook onion and pumpkin, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes or until onion has softened slightly. Add beans, chickpeas, chilli, adobo sauce, honey, barbecue sauce and mustard; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until heated through. Stir in passata; bring to the boil. Boil for 3 minutes or until thickened slightly; season to taste.
3.Sprinkle bean mixture with cheeses. Bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is browned lightly.
4.Meanwhile, combine garlic and remaining oil in a small bowl; season. Brush garlic mixture over cut side of rolls. Place rolls on an oven tray; bake on a separate shelf with beans for 6 minutes or until golden.
5.Serve baked beans with torn garlic bread

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