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Creamy Beans Over Toast

Indulge in a wholesome and hearty breakfast with my Creamy Beans Over Toast recipe. This simple yet satisfying dish features tender great northern or navy beans, simmered to perfection with garlic, onion powder, and nutritional yeast flakes for an added depth of flavor. Served over slices of wholesome Ezekiel flourless bread, this meal is both delicious and nutritious.

Whether you choose the crockpot or Insta-Pot method, you’ll find that this versatile bean mixture complements not only toast but also brown rice, tortillas, whole grain wraps, and even baked potatoes. Pair it with fresh vegetables or a colorful salad to create a well-rounded, nutrient-packed meal.

Don’t hesitate to make extra, as these prepared beans freeze exceptionally well, ensuring you’ll always have a quick and tasty meal option on hand. Give this Creamy Beans Over Toast recipe a try and savor the delightful flavors while nourishing your body.



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Creamy Beans Over Toast

Course Beans, Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American, oilfree, pb
Keyword beans, beansandtoast, easyveganbreakfast, flourlessbread, veganbreakfast
Prep Time 6 hours
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 14 hours
Servings 3 Servings
Calories 106kcal
Author Lucia Tiffany MPH




  • Cover beans with 2 inches of water, and soak overnight in the refrigerator (6-8 hours). Rinse beans and throw away any that float. (If you are in a hurry, you may put beans in a pot, bring to a boil, turn off the heat and let them soak for an hour before rinsing, draining, and going to the next step.)

Crockpot Method

  • Place beans in crockpot with the water.
  • Cover and cook on high for 6-8 hours; overnight or all day while you are at work is OK.
  • Once the beans are very soft add the garlic, salt, and other seasonings.
  • Once salted, beans will not get more tender, so always add at the end of the cooking.
  • Simmer salt and seasonings into beans for at least 15 minutes then serve.

Insta-Pot Version

  • Place beans and water in InstaPot.
  • Close steam vent.
  • Cook on Bean cycle or Manual High Pressure for 55 minutes.
  • Allow to depressurize for at least 15 minutes before opening steam vent.
  • Beans should be very soft and squish easily with back of spoon.
  • Add the other seasonings and simmer on low for about 15 minutes.


These beans are great over toast, but can also be used over brown rice, wrapped in tortillas or other whole grain wraps, or as a topping for baked potatoes.
Serve with fresh vegetables or salad for a colorful, nutritious meal.
Prepared beans freeze very well, so feel free to double or triple this recipe and freeze the part you don’t need.


Serving: 0.3of the recipe | Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 727mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg
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