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Chipolatas with Baked Beans

by Adrianne

Chipolatas with Baked Beans is a quick and easy recipe perfect for breakfast, brunch or weeknight dinner! Use either beef, pork or chicken mini chipolatas in a rich tomato sauce with baked beans, spinach and cherry tomatoes. 

Cooked Chipolatas with baked beans in a spoon above a white french pan

If Baked Beans are your thing, then you might like to try our Baked Bean Toastie! Or if sausages are your sizzle (haha!) try the Quick Sausage Tray Bake or the unique Toad in the Hole!

Breakfast is served with our Salmon Avocado Toast. Cross that with soup recipes like our Meatball Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup and we get a bowl of chipolatas in a rich tomato sauce!

This recipe is a great alternative to either our  Zucchini Slice or Gluten Free Zucchini Slice. For something completely different try the Smashed Avocado recipe!

What is the difference between Chipolatas and Sausages?

The difference between chipolatas and sausages is their size. 

Sausages come in all different shapes and sizes with the most common being the long thin traditional beef sausage. Chipolatas are much smaller and about 1/2 the length of a regular sausage. 

Chipolata Sausages recipes are the best as they bring a party vibe to the plate with endless possibilities!!

Where to buy Chipolatas?

You can find Chipolatas at your local grocery store. I bought these beef ones at Woolies. The most common flavours are beef, pork and chicken. Some varieties have a combination of flavours like honey chicken chipolatas. 

You can also get them at the butchers. 

How to Cook Chipolatas

The best way to cook chipolatas is in a pan on the stove. This is an easy and quick method. You can also cook them on the BBQ, grill plate or in the oven. They cook much the same way as sausages, the main point of difference being the chipolatas as smaller than sausages will cook faster! 

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Ingredients for Chipolatas with Baked Beans

So that you can recreate this recipe easily, I have set out each of the ingredients you will need in the photo below. 

They are labelled so you can see exactly what to buy. 

Ingredients for Chipolatas with Baked Beans

As you can see we have:

  • chipolata sausages (beef, pork or chicken)
  • baked beans
  • condensed tomato soup
  • spinach
  • cherry tomatoes 
  • parsley
  • dried onion 
  • garlic powder
  • oregano 
  • cumin
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper

For a slightly larger serving you can double the condensed tomato soup and baked beans! 

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Beef Chipolatas recipe

This is a stove top recipe where we cook the chipolatas, add the remaining ingredients and simmer until they are all combined.  

Chipolatas with Baked Beans Method

  1. add dried onion, oregano, cumin, garlic powder, salt and pepper to the soup (photos 1 and 2)
  2. add olive oil to pan, turn to a medium heat and use tongs to add chipolatas (photos 3 and 4)

Process shots with text overlay for beef chipolatas recipe

  • prick chipolatas and cook until brown (shown in photos 5-6)
  • add sauce and stir together (shown in photos 7-8)

Chipolata Breakfast recipes

The temperature to cook the chipolatas needs to be a medium heat. Use a wooden spoon or flat utensil to push them around in the pan as they cook, this will ensure an even coverage on all sides. 

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Process shots for beef chipolatas with text overlay

  • add the baked beans to the cooked sausages and stir through (shown in photos 9-10) 
  • chop parsley and cut the cherry tomatoes in half (shown in photos 11 &12)

The spinach and cherry tomatoes combined with the sauce and baked beans only need to be cooked till heated through. The leaves will wilt slightly and the sauce in the middle of the pan should be warm. 

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Method for chipolatas with baked beans using text overlay

  • add the spinach leaves  (shown in photo 13)
  • chopped cherry tomatoes (shown in photo 14)
  • simmer in the pan to ensure all ingredients are heated through (shown in photo 15)
  • sprinkle chopped parsley into the pan then turn the heat off (shown in photo 16)

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To serve Beef Chipolatas for breakfast

Our sauce for this dish is rich and thick. We have great texture with our chipolatas and baked beans. Toasting some baguette is a perfect way to serve the dish as you can use the bread to sop up the tomato sauce. 

How to serve beef chipolatas

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There is a breakfast recipe idea here for all tastes!  Zucchini Slice Muffins are easy to make. From sweet to healthy breakfast ideas like our Smashed Avocado or Simple Avocado Toast breakfast is served. 

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Chipolatas with Baked Beans in a large white french pan

The dish has a good balance between bright, fresh ingredients and pantry staples! 

Chipolatas with Baked Beans recipe quick info:

About the recipe:

  • we use 1 x 400 gram tin of baked beans, add more to increase bulk 
  • the sauce ingredients are flavoursome but not ‘spicy’ ie hot
  • go for condensed tomato soup with no herbs
  • the spinach, cherry tomatoes and parsley add a healthy spin on the dish

FAQs about baked beans with beef chipolatas

  1. allow the olive oil to heat for a minute or 2 before adding the sausages
  2. if you can’t find condensed tomato soup, use crushed tomatoes
  3. simply cut the cherry tomatoes in half to prep them
  4. use kitchen scissors to cut the parsley
  5. this is a family friendly recipe
  6. This is an EASY recipe

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Cooking Chipolatas Pro tips:

These additional tips are so that you can master this recipe from the 1st time you make it:

  • move the chipolatas around in the pan as you cook them to brown all sides
  • test to see if the sausage is cooked by cutting one in 1/2
  • the spinach and cherry tomatoes need only be cooked for 3-4 mins
  • serve with freshly toasted crispy bread! 

Cooking chipolatas is easy and fun! Once you try them once, you will want to make them again and again. 

This is a freezer friendly recipe. Simply portion it out into zip lock bags and lay then flat in your freezer! They reheat very well and the dish is perfect to meal prep! 

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Chipolatas with Baked Beans in a white bowl with bread at the top

Chipolatas with Baked Beans in a white bowl with brown bread at the top

Chipolatas with Baked Beans

Chipolatas with Baked Beans is a easy recipe perfect for breakfast or weeknight dinner! Cook the chipolatas and combine with a rice tomato sauce!
5 from 8 votes
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Course: Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: Australian, International
Keyword: chipolatas
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 158kcal
Author: Adrianne

Equipment

  • French pan or heavy duty fry pan
  • Wooden spoon

Ingredients

  • 600 grams chipolatas beef, pork or chicken Note 1 , Note 2
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 420 grams baked beans in tomato sauce
  • 425 grams condensed tomato soup
  • 1 tbsp dried onion
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 250 grams cherry tomatoes or baby roma tomatoes
  • 100 grams baby spinach leaves fresh
  • parsley to garnish Note *

Instructions

Chipolatas with Baked Beans

  • Add olive oil to french pan or fry pan, turn to a medium heat
  • Add salt and pepper, dried onion, garlic powder, oregano and cumin to condensed tomato soup, stir to mix herbs into sauce
  • Place chipolatas into pan, pierce each with a tooth pick or skewer and cook until browned. This will take 4-5 mins Note 2, Note 3
  • Pour seasoned soup mix over cooked chipolatas Note 4
  • Transfer the baked beans into the pan and sprinkle spinach eaves and cut cherry tomatoes on top, heat until the spinach is just starting to wilt and the edges of the sauce are bubbling
  • Garnish with chopped parsley and serve with cracked pepper

Video

Notes

  • Note 1 Beef, pork or chicken chipolatas will all taste delicious with the other ingredients for this recipe. You will find them in the cold meat section of the supermarket. I recommend plain flavoured chipolotas ie not chicken and honey for this recipe. We are added lots of other flavours, so plain sausages will do the trick. 
  • Note 2 The sausages I used in the photos are beef flavour. 600 grams is approx 16 sausages and they are gluten free. 
  • Note 3 If you are unsure if the chipolatas are cooked properly, remove one, cut it in half and view insides. They should be fully browned with no pink raw sausage meat visible. 
  • Note 4 Absorb any oil still in the base of the pan with paper towel as the base will be greasy enough to not need any excess mixing with the sauce. 

Nutrition

Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 575mg | Potassium: 818mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2044IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 2mg
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Quick and Easy recipes

Quick and Easy recipes like this are easy and bring an alfresco style cooking into your home. 

Choose your favourite flavour of chipolatas to cook with or try a new flavour each week. 

Please give me a shout if you have questions or make the recipe as I would love to hear your feedback.

I’ve got you sorted with flavour and texture and you have got breakfast served at your place! 

Adrianne xx

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Alison March 3, 2020 - 8:13 pm

5 stars
This is my first introduction to chipolatas. The seasoning is so flavorful and the vegetables are a healthy addition.

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Adrianne March 3, 2020 - 8:58 pm

Thanks Alison! They are delicious, cheers for your feedback!

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Jeannette March 3, 2020 - 8:17 pm

5 stars
I think you’ve struck gold. What an incredibly comforting recipe! I love how you’ve used baked beans with clipolatas for that added flavour. Yum!

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Adrianne March 3, 2020 - 9:03 pm

Cheers Jeannette!! I love your feedback.

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Haley D Williams March 3, 2020 - 8:44 pm

5 stars
What a great dinner option! I love everything you packed in there! Great photos too!

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Adrianne March 4, 2020 - 7:05 am

Thanks for your feedback Hayley!

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Andrea Metlika March 3, 2020 - 9:07 pm

5 stars
I’ve never had anything like this before. It looks comforting and delicious.

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Adrianne March 4, 2020 - 7:06 am

Thanks Andrea! It is a favourite and so easy. Hope you try it. Cheers

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SHANIKA March 3, 2020 - 9:10 pm

5 stars
This dish looks so amazing! Super hearty and I love how easy it is to make!

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Adrianne March 4, 2020 - 8:54 am

Thanks Shanika!! Glad you like it x

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Alex April 4, 2020 - 10:11 am

Thanks for this recipe Adrianne! I’ve been discovering some baked beans light in certain things lately – I look for these lighter packages these days due to health restrictions – and …loving it. So, a baked bean recipe? You bet I’ll take! Plus looking at the ingredients, these are pretty healthy too. I’d probably use fresh everything as much as I can but those baked beans are going to become more interesting now! Thanks again for sharing and helping expend my kitchen creativity!

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Adrianne April 4, 2020 - 5:25 pm

Hey Alex! No worries, that it great feedback, cheers, appreciate it. Yes, the spinach and cherry tomatoes tick a few boxes for sure!! Hope you enjoy it, cheers!

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