Beans and Bread: Eating healthy and cheap in the Nigerian Way

Beans and Bread: Eating healthy and cheap in the Nigerian Way

Beans and Bread Recipe Eating healthy and cheap
Beans and Bread Recipe Eating healthy and cheap

As the recession deepens, Nigerians seek refuge in beans and bread.

If all else fails, you must eat. This is autonomous consumption, and it is not negotiable.

It’s no surprise that, as the economic downturn deepens, Nigerians have found comfort in the combo of bread and beans menu.

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This popular dish is our spin on a local favorite that is both delicious and cheap.

It’s ideal for breakfast and will keep you energized for the rest of the day, just like a 9 to 5 meal (Breakfast and lunch food all in one)

It has the potential to last a long time and is reasonably inexpensive. Food vendors and eateries have increased the number of beans and bread they prepare for the day.

Beans Bread Food

This Nigerian food is wonderful, scrumptious, and accessible. When I remembered the bread and butter with beans menu, my vision for making Nigerian food amazing came back to life.

The fact that beans are associated with longevity piqued my interest. Beans are said to help people grow taller and live longer lives.

An overview of Bread and beans

Beans and bread is just a rolled-up loaf of bread with a bean pottage filling.

I know it’s a lot of fun to tear the bread into pieces, gather the beans, and eat it all with your hands.

However, you might want to pack this as a breakfast for the office or for the kids to consume during recess in school.

Yes! I’m sure parents will appreciate this, especially if you’re late for work. On the ride to school, there are fewer spills and messes on the uniform.

Just occurred to me now that this would be a good method to convince the kids to eat beans because it resembles sausage buns

Beans are a fantastic source of vegetable protein that helps to build and repair bodily tissues.

Simply telling the youngsters that they will grow tall is typically enough to get them to eat beans.

I tried the bread rolls with other variations such as:

  • Bread and butter
  • Bread and tea
  • Egg and Bread
  • Bread and butter pudding
  • Coffee and Bread
  • Bread and Akara for breakfast
  • Bread and wine

I also used lukewarm beans that were thick enough to prevent the sauce from leaking through.

Fresh bread works best because it rolls out flat and tighter.

When I brought these bread rolls to work, I received so many compliments that I felt compelled to share this serving concept.

Benefits of Bread and Beans

Gout, an inflammatory arthritic condition characterized by rapid onset of severe pain, redness, and swelling in peripheral joints, most commonly in the big toe, can be successfully treated with a high-fiber diet of bread and beans.

Researchers from the Brazil’s University of Minas Gerais discovered that high-fiber diets cause microorganisms in the gut to create fatty acids, which reduce inflammation associated with gout and arthritis. discovered that eating a high-fiber diet reduces gout-related inflammation and pain.

Gout is a prevalent cause of inflammatory joint disease in people over the age of 40.

It’s a type of inflammatory arthritis caused by crystallized uric acid in the joints, which produces excruciating pain and swelling.

Bread Bean Recipe: Beans porridge and bread


  • Beans porridge:
  • 3 cups beans
  • 1big onion bulb
  • 2 tbsp pepper
  • 2cooking spoon of red oil
  • Seasoning to taste
  • Spices of choice
  • Smoked fish


  • Firstly, wash the beans, and then add the water and onions to the pot on the burner.
  • After that, when the beans begin to soften, add the remaining ingredients and cook on medium heat until everything is mushy.
  • Then add the palm oil, mix well, and turn off the fire.

Enjoy with your favorite really soft bread, such as Agege bread.

Another Recipe

Nigerian Beans and Bread with low-fat sour cream Recipe


  • Firstly cook the beans according to the package directions for the specified amount of time, and then slice the bread.
  • After that, enjoy with a dollop of sour cream! In a typical lunch meal, I consume ½ can and 1/8 of a loaf of bread per lunch which costs around $1!

It’s good for my gut health, low sodium, and cultured sour cream

Side Effects

Food Allergies or Sensitivities: If you’re lactose intolerant or allergic to casein, try the beans and bread without the sour cream.

If you can’t eat wheat or gluten, try beans instead of bread. Don’t forget to tell me about your favorite gluten-free bread substitute in the comments below!

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