Farro Salad with Lentils, Beans, and Oven Roasted Vegetables
Farro has a nutty flavor and a toothsome texture, making it perfect for easy, wintery salads.This salad can be prepped ahead of time, so it's a great meal for those lazy winter days.
Black Bean, Corn, and Red Pepper Salad with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette
This colorful, fresh salad can also be prepared ahead of time and its flavors improve the longer it sits. The refreshing citrusy dressing plays well off of big, creamy avocado chunks. While the recipe suggests using black beans, this versatile salad is open to any other type of bean.
Olivey French Lentil and Barley Salad
Served either warm or at room temperature, this healthy, filling salad can be eaten on its own or alongside a protein like roasted salmon. Bring France into your kitchen without hopping onto a plane!
Squid and White Bean Salad
The addition of squid to this salad makes it a complete meal. The hearty squid lends dovetails neatly with the delicate, creamy white beans.
Easy Pork and Three Bean Chili
Picture this: it's snowing outside and you're curled up on the couch. What's missing from this scenario? A bowl of this easy, hearty chili.
The Best Chili Ever
The name of this recipe says it all.This chili recipe includes coffee beans, chocolate, and vodka, so don't even try to argue.
Frijoles Molidos (Refried Beans)
Nothing is worse than unsatisfying rice and beans. This recipe asks that you cook your beans for 30 minutes, guaranteeing a thicker consistency and richer flavor, putting the average Mexican takeout to shame.
Hearty White Bean and Spinach Soup with Rosemary and Garlic
This hearty vegan soup is a dinner unto its own. The garlic and rosemary lacing the broth make the classic combo of beans and greens anything but plain.
30-Minute Tuscan White Bean Soup
The secret to this delicious soup is a generous amount of rosemary. For added flavor, add in a nice chunk of Parmesan rind.
30-Minute Black Bean Soup
With a base of cumin, garlic, and hot peppers, this thick and creamy soup offers a rich flavor with a spicy kick.
Lentil and Chestnut Soup
Nothing says fall quite like roasted chestnuts, which are pureed here along with lentils to create a lovely, creamy soup.
Harira (Moroccan Bean Soup)
This spice-heavy combo happens to Morocco's national soup. Its beautiful red tint comes from a dash of saffron, and this soup can easily be prepared without meat for a vegetarian version.
Cuban Beef Casserole with Black Beans and Cumin Rice
While this Cuban casserole doesn't specifically call for beans, it's traditionally served alongside a healthy portion of black beans and cumin rice.
Italian 'Cassoulet' with Sausage and Beans
While traditional cassoulet takes hours to make, this meaty recipe will bring you the perfect dinner in under 30 minutes.
Maple Baked Beans
This recipe is made possible by the marriage between beans, smoky bacon, and rich maple syrup.
Mexican Chicken Lasagna With Chorizo Beans
Flour tortillas replace traditional lasagna sheets in this Mexican-inspired lasagna. This flexible recipe is a great fridge and pantry cleaner, so feel free to add in whatever beans and meats you need to use up.
Crispy Braised Chicken With White Beans and Chile Verde
This bean dish is a hybrid between American Southwestern chile verde and white chicken chili, complimented by a juicy, crispy piece of chicken.
Vegan Sopes with Refried Beans and Salsa Verde
Combine crispy sope shells with creamy refried beans, and you have a dish of textural genius.
Gallopinto (Nicaraguan Rice and Beans)
Gallopinto, or "red rooster," refers to the red kidney beans that are sautéed into garlicy white rice in this Nicaraguan dish. Serve it alongside scrambled eggs for breakfast or with tortillas for dinner.
Macaroni and Cheese with Black Beans and Chipotle
Macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food, and adding beans to it makes it healthy, right?
Cassoulet-Style Sausage 'n' Beans
This rich and humble cassoulet is what the French call a coup de foudre—love at first bite.