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Did you know that I love to cook with beans?? Not only are they one of the most frugal sources of protein, but they’re also filled with fiber and nutrients. Luckily my husband loves beans as much as I do, in fact his favorite meal is beans and cornbread.
If you’ve never tried cooking dried beans before then I would highly encourage you to try my slow cooker recipe. It really is easy and fool-proof. Plus, you can freeze the extras or make one of these amazing recipes with them! And when you cook them yourself, they are not only cheaper, but also healthier than the canned variety.
If you’re trying to cut down on your grocery bill, but also eat healthy then I would recommend replacing meat with beans at least once per week. I put this list together to give me some new ideas and encourage you to try something new with this amazing, yet very under appreciated vegetable. Enjoy!
Slow Cooker Pinto Beans – Graceful Little Honey Bee
Crockpot Party Beans – Recipes that Crock
Slow Cooker Black Beans – Graceful Little Honey Bee
Hearty Cowboy Baked Beans – Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen
Homemade Refried Beans – Graceful Little Honey Bee
Cajun Red Beans and Rice – Grandbaby Cakes
Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup – Graceful Little Honey Bee
Slow Cooker Sausage, Spinach and White Bean Soup – Damn Delicious
Slow Cooker Ham Bone Soup – Graceful Little Honey Bee
Cheesy Bean Dip – Chef in Training
Bean & Cheese Freezer Burritos – Graceful Little Honey Bee
One Pot Cilantro Lime Beans & Rice – Carlsbad Cravings
Super Simple Beans & Rice – Graceful Little Honey Bee
7 Layer Bean Dip – Yummy Healthy Easy
Southwest Pasta Salad – Graceful Little Honey Bee
Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas – Tastes Better From Scratch
Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili – Graceful Little Honey Bee
Black Bean Flautas with Avocado Dipping Sauce – Oh My Veggies
Avocado & Bacon Hummus – Graceful Little Honey Bee
Bean & Cheese Pupusas – Sustaining the Powers
Fast & Easy Cucumber Hummus – Graceful Little Honey Bee
Black Bean Tacos w/ Avocado Lime Sauce – The Garden Grazer
Easy Slow Cooker Chili – Graceful Little Honey Bee
Bean & Bacon Soup – Taste and Tell
Black Bean Brownies – Graceful Little Honey Bee
What’s your favorite way to cook with beans? I’d love to know!