Hottest new couple: quinoa and beans! The couple jumped on the scene with no desire to slow down. They appear in recipe, after recipe pleasing everyone who has the opportunity to be introduced to their perfect kitchen chemistry.

Quinoa and beans are a triple threat. The pair is nutritious, full of protein and gluten-free. Talk about a match made in heaven! Fans and critics agree that quinoa and beans are the best pair since spaghetti and meatballs. Here are our picks for their top three appearances across the web (although, trust us it was not an easy decision- they are often praised with five stars).


Buffalo Chickpea Quinoa Burgers

Don’t ever forgo your love of buffalo burgers. Herbivores and omnivores alike deserve the delicious flavors of their favorite buffalo sauce. The Connoisserus Veg concocted an amazing buffalo chickpea quinoa burger. This blogger created a seriously spicy role for our favorite couple with cayenne pepper sauce and a few dashed of cayenne chili powder to complete the dish. It really wowed all the doubting critics who believed a vegan buffalo burger was impossible.


Quinoa Chicken and Black Bean Burritos with Chipotle Guacamole 

These innovative burritos by Taste and Tell could not be left off the top three. Quinoa and beans pair up with chicken and avocados to create a star-studded cast. The avocado mingles flawlessly with chipotle pepper, sour cream and lime for a chipotle guacamole spread. The blend of chipotle guac with protein packed trio of quinoa, beans and chicken makes us think all the stars bulked up for this role. It’s great to serve to children or adults, making it a family friendly role for the duo.


Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Bell Peppers

Rounding out the top three appearances is quinoa and black bean stuffed bell peppers by Jessica Torres for allParenting. In this remade classic, quinoa boots rice from the cast. Quinoa brings a boost of fullness, no one could have imagined. It stores perfectly within the crisp and bright personalities brought by the bell peppers. The recipe contains a pick your own ending of cheese or no cheese. It will be the perfect dish to please vegans and cheese lovers a like.


More from Randall Beans

Beans in a Vegan Diet

Pinto Bean Quinoa Salad

Southwest Black Bean & Quinoa Salad

Try some of our favorite bean recipes like Cinco De Mayo Roasted Corn and Black-eyed Pea Beans Pico, Black Beans and Sweet Potatoes with Chorizo or Southwest Black Bean & Quinoa Salad for dinner tonight!