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I love black beans. I’m not ashamed to admit that I have half a shelf in my pantry devoted to them. And so today, I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite black bean dishes from the recipe index and a funny little story about beans.
I have been hoping and hoping that Costco would get black beans in sometime so I could buy several at once and at a lower price. All they’ve had is pinto, re-fried beans, and ranch beans…but no black beans.
A few weeks back my husband and Logan went to Costco for me. While my husband was shopping he spotted some cases of black beans and loaded up the cart with FOUR CASES of black beans!
What he didn’t know was that I had already bought about 10 cans the day before when I went to the grocery store. In the check out line someone asked him why on Earth he needed so many beans.
He shrugged (or at least I imagine he probably did) and said “Just to have.” When he got home he told me that he had a present for me. I never would have guessed beans, but when he told me I was so excited!
It seems like I’m always buying black beans every time I go to the store. They’re so versatile so I end up using them a lot. Now you know what a black bean nerd I am!
My pantry is all stocked up and ready for some new bean recipes. What do you have to share? What is your favorite black bean recipe?
This Easy Black Beans and Rice with Smoked Sausage is a dinner you can whip up quickly on a busy weeknight!
Breakfast Bowls like these Southwest Protein Breakfast Bowls with Sweet Potato and Black Beans are a great way to enjoy a quick protein-packed, creative meal at home on busy weekday mornings.
This recipe for Southwestern Black Bean pasta is a great pantry recipe for a 30 minute meatless meal! It features pasta with a smoky tomato sauce and plenty of black beans. This simple vegetarian black bean pasta dish only takes a few minutes to prepare and uses mostly pantry ingredients.
Corn tortillas are filled with tender, shredded chicken, black beans, and fresh spinach. Then, smothered in two contrasting sauces for one amazing Chicken Enchilada recipe.
A simple veggie burger that is loaded with Latin flavors, these black bean quinoa burgers are a cinch to whip up and are naturally gluten-free!
Black beans, sweet potatoes, fire roasted salsa, and poblanos pair with black beans in this hearty, easy meatless Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili
Roasted butternut squash, roasted corn, and fire roasted tomatoes pair with black beans in this hearty, meatless Roasted Butternut Squash Black Bean Chili.
The black bean soup has just a bit of spice with the andouille sausage that is enough for me. I loved the hint of smokiness from the smoked paprika and ancho powder.
Pumpkin Black Bean Turkey Chili is a great fall chili recipe with tons of flavor!
Black Bean and Egg Breakfast Tacos are a fun and easy breakfast! Eggs are so quick to cook up and this recipe really doesn’t make much of a mess at all in the kitchen. Fill flour tortillas with eggs, black beans, avocado, salsa and cheese!
Black Bean, Sweet Potato and Chicken Lettuce Wraps are perfect for satisfying your next Taco Tuesday craving while helping you stick with the inevitable New Year's Resolution to eat healthier.
These Shredded Beef, Black Bean and Quinoa Stuffed Poblanos are a healthier take on Chile Rellanos. The poblanos are roasted instead of fried, and they are stuffed with a mixture of Mexican shredded beef, quinoa, black beans, and corn.
For this Black Bean Mexican Pizza, I took my favorite fast pizza crust and added all the Mexican toppings I was currently craving, then popped it in the oven. It's the perfect fast meal or game-day snack.
This easy black bean salad is packed with corn, tomatoes, cucumber, and more! It’s tossed with a lime-cumin dressing that’s full of flavor!
Switch up your standard tacos for this roasted sweet potato and black bean taco recipe. These will quickly become one of your favorite black bean recipes! These Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos are a quick and easy vegetarian option for any Taco Tuesday Night or Cinco de Mayo Menu!
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