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.
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.
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.
Black Bean, Tomato and Lime Soup
Beans and lime juice give this soup a south of the border feel. You can use fresh or canned plum tomatoes. Serve with cornbread, whole grain tortillas or other whole grain bread.
Corn and Black Bean Salsa
Use fresh or canned tomatoes for this deliciously addictive bean salsa. Serve with your favourite PC Blue Menu Lentil Chip or PC Blue Menu Flaxseed Tortilla Chips.