Boston beans, Dad’s way

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Appears in
What to Eat Next

By Valentine Warner

Published 2014

  • About

This really reminds me of my dad and how much I miss him. He’d make this for his boys and it always seemed to be when we could sit down and watch The Dukes of Hazzard.


  • 60 g unsalted butter
  • 1 large onion, medium diced
  • 1 teaspoon


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6.
  2. Melt half the butter in a frying pan and sweat the onion with the thyme, bay leaf and ground cloves (if using).