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...]

Japanese Mixed Bean Salad

Tokyo Mixed Bean Salad

Japan's culinary tradition is based on subtlty and layers of flavor. It's not going to blast you out of the water with spices and heat. Instead, it thrives on building layer after layer of flavor and texture until you have a dish that sings in perfect harmony. Our Tokyo Bean Salad starts with … [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...]

Take a Break: Bean Salad for Lunch

Bringing lunch to work is an economical and healthy alternative to buying take-out. However, it can be a challenge to think of new and exciting foods to bring to the office. Bean salads are easy to prepare and very versatile. Here is a collection of bean salad recipes that are tasty enough to keep … [Read more...]

Power Pintos: Pinto Bean Quinoa Salad

Pinto Bean Quinoa Salad

Eating protein rich food is a smart way to recover after a strenuous workout. We are always on the lookout for a pinto bean salad recipe with an extra helping of healthy. This week's pinto bean salad recipe does double duty in the protein department because it includes the grain quinoa. A high … [Read more...]

Pinto Bean and Tuna Salad

Tuna and Pinto Bean Salad

A hearty salad can be filling without taking hours to cook. Pinto beans and tuna star in this salad which is packed with fresh flavor while still filling. The carrots, celery and scallions provide crunch to balance the richness of the pinto beans and the meatiness of the tuna. This salad will … [Read more...]

Easy Bean Taco Salad

Everyone has a go-to recipe when it comes to feeding a crowd. It's the dish you're asked to bring to a party or get together. Heck, you might be invited to the party because of your cooking! Your family and friends love it and you know it like the back of your hand. It doesn't have to be fancy as … [Read more...]

Summery Pinto Bean Salads

It's hot. You don't want to turn the stove on and do real cooking. The solution? A cool, crisp salad. Pinto beans make an addition to any summer salad. They're high in protein and fiber which keeps you full, while you don't need to heat them up to enjoy their deliciousness. If you're looking to add … [Read more...]

Greek White Bean Salad

GreekWhiteBeanSalad

Bean salads don't just have to be a side dish-they can be the star of your meal with the right ingredients and finesse. On a recent weekend when heating up the stove seemed like way too much work, we threw together a quick salad. The Great Northern white beans are filling enough that, when … [Read more...]

Light Lunches: Easy Salads with Beans

It's a lazy weekend at home, and you need a light lunch to get you through the afternoon. Or maybe you want to pack something to eat at work that won't leave you feeling heavy and tired all afternoon. Whatever the case, a light salad fortified with beans is just the thing you need. Dark, leafy … [Read more...]