Better with Beans
Low in fat and packed with fibre, beans are a source of quality protein and are extremely
versatile. Whether baked into muffins, added to tacos, or mixed into any favourite dish, the mild,
complementary flavour helps everyday families make healthy choices easier and every meal
better—everything is Better with Beans.
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Garlicky White Bean and Spinach Melts
This recipe is a delicious combination of creamy white beans sauteed spinach, garlic, onions and chili flakes piled onto your favourite toast and topped with provolone cheese. This recipe comes together in about 20 minutes and is hearty and comforting.
Indulge in the vibrant flavours of this easy one-pot Jambalaya recipe. Packed with andouille sausage, shrimp, black beans, and peppers, this Cajun-inspired dish brings the taste of Louisiana to your table. Simmered with aromatic spices and fire-roasted tomatoes, it’s a satisfying meal that will transport your taste buds. Top it off with garnishes of choice and enjoy this family favourite!
Jerk Salmon Bites with Bean Pineapple Salsa
Enjoy the bold flavors of these Jerk Salmon Bites, perfectly spiced and full of Caribbean flair. Paired with a refreshing Bean Pineapple Salsa, the combination of tender salmon, black beans, sweet pineapple, and zesty lime creates a delightful burst of tropical goodness in every bite.
The perfect combination of savoury sausage, hearty beans, and aromatic spices encased in a buttery, flaky puff pastry. These sausage and bean rolls are a mouthwatering treat that will pass as a sophisticated appetizer at a party or an afternoon snack for your kids to dunk in ketchup!
Creamy Bean & Mushroom Risotto
Experience the ultimate comfort of this Creamy Bean and Mushroom Risotto made effortlessly in a pressure cooker. The rich and velvety Arborio rice is infused with earthy mushrooms, hearty white kidney beans, and Parmesan cheese for a touch of creaminess (and a boost of fibre). This dish is a quick and delicious weeknight meal that will leave you wanting more.
Types of Beans
Ontario grows nine types of beans. Learn more about each variety here.
Nutrition & Health
It’s commonly known that beans are good for you — but do you know how good?
Learn how to properly store, select, soak and cook Ontario beans.
Better with Beans
Learn more about this amazing superfood
and why everything is better with beans!