It's the one thing we all have in our pantries: canned beans! So, what do you do with all of those black, garbanzo, pinto and white beans? Well, I'll tell ya; you make these 20 inexpensive and nutrient rich meals for your family. These are all good recipes to have on hand for a rainy day or just an easy weeknight meal.
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20 Recipes You Can Make With Canned Beans
A delicious vegetarian sweet potato and black bean taco
Easy Mexican Stuffed Peppers with ground turkey, Mexican rice, black beans and corn are a crowd pleasing weeknight dinner.
An easy and tasty dip you can make from canned white beans.
Healthy and delicious homemade minestrone soup.
Tuscan White Bean & Bacon Soup
I love the simplicity of this recipe.
Chicken Black Bean Casserole
A casserole with pantry items the whole family will love!
Garlic Parmesan White Bean Hummus without Tahini
No tahini, no problem you can still make hummus!
Dairy-Free White Chicken Chili
What's not to love about white chicken chili.
POTATO, LEEK & WHITE BEAN SOUP
Another great way to use up those white beans.
Black Bean and Cheese Quesadillas
Easy, cheesy and delicious!
Zesty Three Bean Salad
Use all the canned bean for this side dish.
One of my families favorite soup recipes.
My go-to weeknight chili recipe using pantry ingredients.
Chili Mac and Cheese
Comforting, easy and delicious!
A simple and hearty chili recipe with black beans and sweet potato.
Chicken and White Bean Enchiladas
Creamy and filling enchiladas with white beans.
Black Beans and Rice Recipe
You can't go wrong with classic black beans and rice!
What could be more comforting than pasta and beans?
Easy Refried Beans
Have a can of pinto beans in your pantry? You can make this recipe fast!
Dad's Famous BBQ Baked Beans
For those days when you just crave BBQ.
White Beans with Tomatoes and Garlic
I want to dive into that skillet of garlicky beans.