This hearty, family-pleasing meal is a Tex-Mex lover’s delight. Use 1-3/4 cups (425 mL) of whatever PC salsa you have on hand; you could also add 1 can of drained corn in with the beans.
Jacket Potatoes with 3-Bean Chipotle Chili
In the UK, the potato skins are called their “jackets”. Growing teenagers might appreciate a full potato. This recipe easily doubles.
Skillet Baked Eggs & Beans
Baked beans make a great base for eggs in this easy, all-in-one pan breakfast. Perfect for weekend brunch.
South of the Border Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Corn and bean salsa gives this grilled cheese a Tex-Mex twist. Plant sterols have been shown to decrease your LDL cholesterol (the bad one) by an average of 10%.
Indian Red Bean and Goat Cheese Naan
Naan bread is the base for this pizza-like snack, topped with beans, cumin and coriander for an Indian twist. In the summertime, you can also barbecue the naan breads on a greased grill over medium heat for a lovely grilled flavour.
Sausage & Bean Vegetable Soup
A stick-to-the-ribs meal-in-a-bowl. If you’d like, stir in a couple of spoonfuls of freshly chopped herbs, such as parsley, coriander or dill, just before serving.
All the flavours you love in Mexican fast food on a pizza crust instead of a tortilla. If you have a pizza paddle, this is the time to use it! It makes transferring the assembled pizza to the oven rack a cinch.
Butternut Squash & Black Bean Chowder
Fall flavours of squash, sage and corn make this a wonderful cold weather meal. Pancetta gives this hearty vegetable chowder a lift.
Swiss Chard Peasant Soup
Simple and hearty, this home-style soup is great on a cold day. Serve with a thick slice of wholegrain bread, perfect for dipping.
Grilled Zucchini and Bean Medley
Grilling brings out the best flavour in zucchini. Tossed with beans and feta cheese, it makes a lovely side dish at a backyard barbecue. If you like a little spice, leave the seeds in the jalapenos before finely chopping.