Tag: black beans

Supreme Layered Bean and Veggie Enchiladas

I called these Supreme Bean and Veggie Enchiladas for a reason.  My family CHOWED DOWN on these bad boys in a matter of minutes.  They were fun to eat, too, I must admit.  It was like we had our own Tex-Mex pizzas.  When you look closely at the photo above, you’ll see two supremes without […]

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Quick Black Bean Dinner

When I have NO TIME to cook, I still cook, only faster. I ALWAYS have canned beans in the pantry to pull off super quick meals. Black beans are our favorite rush hour staple. They’re so versatile for soups, salads, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and stir-fry meals. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES serves 4 2 (14.5 ounce) […]

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Simple Black Bean Burger Recipe

I’ve eaten my way through plenty of black bean burgers, from restaurants and out of the boxes.  And I’ve read too many recipes that called for a bunch of spices and ingredients. I finally accepted the truth that I haven’t found one I would enjoy eating if ever I were a castaway on an island […]

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No Heartburn Bean Chili with Rice

Looking for a vegetarian chili that will please meat eaters? This is it! Trust me. No Heartburn Bean Chili with Rice takes just over an hour to pull together.  It’s not spicy (kid friendly) and totally FULL of flavor. We enjoyed it for supper then polished it off for lunch the next day.  I barely […]

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Crunchy Veggie Wraps

Imagine a toasty warm tortilla, smeared with garlicky hummus, filled with thinly sliced crispy, fresh cabbage, green bell pepper, carrot, cucumber, mushrooms, green onion, and a few black beans.  OH SO GOOD! Charlie and I have had these crunchy veggie wraps for lunch three times this week.  They seriously ROCK!  You should have seen us.  Charlie was making grunting […]

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Spicy Cabbage Dinner

Never in my days have I come across a cabbage recipe that had a Mexican flare to it.  My husband and I have always known cabbage cooked with sausage or tossed into stir-fry meals. Eating it cooked with tomatoes, beans, sweet corn, onion, cumin and chili powder was a whole new yummy experience.  We were […]

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PB&Q: Pea, Beans and Quinoa Salad

I’m teaching myself to make more quinoa recipes for my family.  Quinoa is pretty tasty; it reminds me of rice, but it’s not a starch.  It’s a protein.  It can turn a simple side salad recipe into a light dinner. I pulled this light dinner recipe into existence with leftover black eye peas, black beans, […]

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Smoky Black Bean Soft Tacos

This is the kind of food I could eat EVERYDAY and never grow bored.  I like this black bean taco recipe for its fresh and smoky flavors and that little kick of heat in each bite. AND, AND, there’s barely any cooking involved.  It’s just mix, mix, mix, set aside, warm, fill, and CHOW DOWN. […]

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Avocado and Black Bean Soft Tacos

When there’s so many fresh fruits and vegetables coming out of the farmers’ market and backyard gardens, it’s not hard to come up with healthy quick recipes.  Half of the ingredients were sitting in my kitchen window screaming, “Eat me!”  I felt like Alice with a craving for Mexican food. HERE’S ALL I DID to […]

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Main Street Farmers Market Caviar

So FRESH, so hard to stop eating.  I could skip the chips and eat it with a spoon or on top of anything grilled.  D HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Chunky salad bits 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained & rinsed 1/2 (11 ounce) can sweet corn 2 small ripe tomatoes, chopped 3/4 cup seedless […]

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