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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Flourless Pumpkin-Spice Muffins with White Kidney Beans and Cream Cheese Frosting
Adding beans to your favourite snacks can help boost fibre and protein levels without you even tasting them! With as much as 6 grams of fibre and 8 grams of protein in ½ serving, white kidney beans taste great in many sweets including these flourless pumpkin-spice muffins with cream cheese frosting! Affordable, nutritious, heart healthy and anti-inflammatory – everything is better with beans!
Turkey and Black Bean Taco Skillet
Creamy White Bean Hummus with Paprika Zaatar Oil
Exotic flavors and texture that will tantalize your taste buds to no end. Beautiful silky pureed white bean and tahini meets garlic, a bit of sour cream, some citrus from the lemon, and a paprika zataar oil that looks beautiful and is perfect with some toasted pita.
A healthy perfect starter to any meal or midday snack.
Prosciutto Panini with Black Bean Tapenade
Salty prosciutto, savoury roasted vegetables, fresh mozzarella and a black bean tapenade is pressed between whole grain rye bread for a delicious lunch or dinner.
Lemon and Dill Salmon and White Bean Mash
Fresh Atlantic salmon is smoothered in a lemon-dill butter, grilled, and served with lightly mashed beans and artichokes.
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!