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Need bean recipes

I have a ton of canned beans in a few different kinds. Black beans, garbanzo, cannelini, navy, kidney, and pinto.

What are some good recipes that use any of them?

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Asked by rlambert at 7:45 PM on Oct. 4, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Pasta e fagioli

    Make a double batch then add a bag of frozen veggies to change it to a totally different soup the next night.

    hummus... yummy...
    minestrone, baked beans, chili, oh my... add the black beans and some corn to taco fillings. Beans are great.

    Answer by lovinangels at 7:48 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • ive seen black beans in dips...

    Answer by americansugar80 at 7:52 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I just get bored easily I make chili, black bean burgers, beans,rice, and salsa

    I want something completely different and tasty

    Any family recipes or something unique would be great

    Comment by rlambert (original poster) at 7:58 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • It's more anarchy but take garbanzos and sauté them with a little bit of olive oil and some cayenne or Cajun seasoning. Toss them until they are warm and crunchy...yum!

    Answer by BluDog at 3:25 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • *snacky* not anarchy!

    Answer by BluDog at 3:26 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Bean burgers...mash beans with oatmeal and fry em in a pan. Veggie soup with beans, beans and rice...

    Answer by BluDog at 3:28 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Chili Bean Casserole

    3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    1 large onion, chopped
    1 carrot, shredded
    1 clove garlic, finely minced
    1 can (14.5 ounces) stewed tomatoes, broken up
    1 can (16 ounces) red kidney beans, drained
    1 can (16 ounces) pinto beans, drained
    1 package (10 ounces) frozen cut green beans, or about 1 1/2 to 2 cups
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon liquid red pepper
    1 to 2 tablespoons chili powder, to taste
    Heat oil in large skillet; saute onion, shredded carrot, and garlic until tender but not brown. Add remaining ingredients; simmer over low heat for 25 minutes. Taste and add a little more salt, chili powder, and pepper, if desired. This bean casserole serves 6.

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 6:50 AM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I have a ton of really yummy bean recipes. Send me a message if you would like them

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:53 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Puree, dipped tortillas in them and roll them up.

    Answer by AshlyN. at 10:58 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

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