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.
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.
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.
6 Bean Breakfast Quesadilla
Start your day right with this hearty quesadilla, perfect for a weekend breakfast. Chili powder is a mixture of chilies, cloves, coriander, cumin and oregano, and is not particularly spicy.
Fiesta Quinoa and Black Beans
This hearty main dish has a touch of Mexican flair and makes quinoa a little more fun for the family. It will serve 6 as a side dish.
Edamame & Corn Salad
Most kids like edamame, even those who wouldn’t touch a canned soybean.
Chunky Hummus Vegetable Wrap
Serve leftover hummus another day with PC Blue Menu tortilla chips or vegetables for dipping.
Chunky Hummus Vegetable Wrap is first wrap on far left in picture.
Organic Rice and Bean Medley Salad
A fabulous vegetarian main course salad. Leftovers make a great lunch.
Deep-fried chickpea croquettes called falafel are a Middle Eastern specialty and are also a popular street food in Canada’s urban areas. Here we form falafel mixture into patties instead of croquettes and reduce the fat by frying in a nonstick pan.