7 black bean recipes to make when you have a can of beans and don’t know what to do with them, from filling dinners to healthy desserts.
Black beans are probably right under chickpeas on my list of favorite canned food items, so it’s surprising that it’s taken us this long to feature them as a spotlight ingredient. So before we jump into the black bean recipes I’ve got set up for ya this week, here are 7 black bean recipes to make when you have a can of beans and don’t know what to do with them!
These fudgey gluten-free brownies are packed with a fiber-filled secret ingredient (and no one will ever guess that it’s black beans!)
Flavored with a quick homemade enchilada sauce and baked to bubbly, cheesy perfection. Oh, and they’re filled with quinoa for a boost of filling protein!
This is the soup I grew up on. Ready in 20 minutes, full of taco flavor, and customizable to whatever protein your family favors.
Black beans are great for portioning out into your weekly lunch meal prep. Here are some flavor combo ideas we love.
Based on the Mexican street corn known as elote, we’re sprucing it up a bit with black beans and pepper to make this salad a meal in its own.
We’ve all heard of black bean burgers, but what about black burgers with mashed potatoes? Mashed potatoes act as the glue holding together these veg-friendly burgers.
My Mama’s famous bean salad, perfect as a dip, taco-topper, omelet sprucer-upper…the works.