Make Ahead Bean Recipes

You've got a lot going on in life. Between work, running the kids around town, doing errands and all the thousand other small things you have to do in a day, sometimes it's hard to remember to get dinner going! One of the best ways to make sure you always have a delicious, healthy meal to feed your … [Read more...]

Chili Casserole: Pinto Bean Recipe

Two great American favorites are combined in this recipe: chili and casserole. This dish is filling and smells tasty coming out of the oven. Looking to add a healthy crunch to the meal? It's even more delicious with some white onion or green pepper on top, seasoned to taste. All the layers in this … [Read more...]

Cheesy Pinto Bean Soup with Garlic Toast

Quick Bean Bowl

As a busy mom, wouldn't you rather spend your time around the table with your family than hunched over a hot stove? If so, try this quick and easy pinto bean soup the next evening you're in a dinner time crunch. This recipe uses Pecorino cheese to accentuate the pinto beans' natural nuttiness. … [Read more...]

Unique Bean Recipes

When you think of beans, you probably think of classic recipes like chili and soup. But lately, we're seeing beans pop up in more and more creative ways. Tired of the same boring pepperoni pizza? Substitute white beans for your red sauce for a nutty take on the classic pie. Want to lighten up … [Read more...]

Chicken Tikka Masala with Pinto Bean Salad

pinto bean salad with pickled beet

Indian food can seem exotic and difficult, something you can only enjoy in restaurants and not in the comfort of your own home. But there's no reason you can't prepare healthy, fresh Indian food right at home. The best part of these recipes is how easy they are to whip up for dinner or a delicious … [Read more...]

Spread Some Beans on It!

When you think of bean recipes, do you just think of a big, old-fashioned crock of pintos? Those are delicious, but there's so much more to versatile, nutrient rich beans! One of the most interesting uses for great northern white beans or pinto beans is to use them on a sandwich or wrap. Here are a … [Read more...]

No Meat, No Problem: Vegan Bean Recipes

Being a vegan means you don't eat any product that comes from an animal, including meat, fish, dairy, eggs and even honey. For many it's a lifestyle choice, but eating vegan occasionally can be great for your waistline and your wallet. Meat and cheese are expensive, and include fats that can clog … [Read more...]

3-Course Meal with Pinto Beans

Are you surprised that you could prepare a 3-course meal with pinto beans in every dish? Take advantage of the versatility and nutritional value of pinto beans. We have prepared some delicious dinner ideas for you to impress your friends and family including an appetizer, entree and dessert. Put on … [Read more...]

Pinto Bean, Roasted Red Pepper and Steak Salad

Pinto Bean, Roasted Red Pepper and Steak Salad

Don't you just love it when you can be creative with leftovers? You open the refrigerator door, scan the shelves, pull out some leftover steak and if you're lucky, you create a magnificent bean salad like this one. Chances are, you can put this entire recipe together with items you already have … [Read more...]

Delicious Bean Dip Recipes

Dip may be one of life's most perfect foods. You can make it healthy by pairing it with fresh veggies, make it more substantial by slathering it on pita points or splurge a little on your diet with some good old fashioned chips. However you like to eat your dip, creamy, healthy beans are the perfect … [Read more...]