easy backpacker recipes – sardines & beans toast

easy backpacker recipes - sardines & beans toast

This is one tops our list of easy backpacker recipes! You can make this one in your sleep. Let’s get started…

Ingredients (Serves 2)
Olive oil
Can of sardines (we used one in tomato juice)
1 lemon
1 can of white beans
3 tomatoes
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
½ onion, finely chopped
ts Chili powder or ½ a chilli (chopped as small as possible)
100 gr roasted almonds (optional)

How to?
For the bean puree
Rinse and drain the beans and mash with a fork until creamy but chunky mixture, together with a handful of parsley leaves, juice of 1 lemon, pepper and salt.

For the tomato salsa
Cut tomatoes in half and remove the seeds. Chop into small pieces and add olive oil, garlic, onion, chilli, pepper and salt.

Cut the bread in long slices and preferably roast it in the oven or a pan.

Serve the bean mash, the tomatoes and a can of sardines together with the roasted bread and almonds (optional) and decorate your own toast. Combine with a simple (rocket) salad for a complete dinner.

Craving for more recipes? To celebrate our brand new kitchen here at the Amstel House Hostel Berlin we are sending at least one easy backpacker recipe a week into cyberspace. We’re aiming for at least 25 easy backpacker recipes in total. Check all recipes so far here.

Having travelled the world ourselves we know how nice it is to have a hostel kitchen. It’s a great place to meet fellow travellers*. Preparing and sharing tasteful meals together, borrowing each other’s ingredients and recipes. It creates a bond… We decided to put our magic kitchen building wands to use and build you a nifty kitchen. It caters to all your needs and is free to use for all our hostel guests.

*Travelling solo or keen on meeting new people while travelling? See our other 14 tips to make friends when arriving in a new place.