Beans are such a great option for health and nutrition. Pair them with an exceptional grain like farro, and lovely produce, add in some wonderful Italian spices, and you have a dish that definitely doesn't sacrifice flavor and texture. Perfect for busy weeknight meals, great summer recipe, served either warm or cold.
This light and creamy dip is perfect for summer noshing. Full of flavour, thanks to the feta, you can add whatever fresh herbs you like, though dill, chives and mint are surefire winners. This dip is nutritious and delicious, and it’s best served with crostini (or crackers) and fresh, seasonal vegetables. Can be packed along on a picnic or camping trip, too.
If you have a can of white cannellini beans and a jar of the spicy, Italian condiment Bomba, you have found a match made in heaven. The creamy sweetness of the beans is balanced by the bite of chilis and the mint adds a hit of freshness. Perfection in under 20 minutes.
If you like Mediterranean food, this is a great take on a classic. A great blend of beans meets tantalizing spices, all formed into a beautiful ball that is fried to a golden brown. A delight to eat with the freshness of the cucumber sauce and the richness of the tahini sauce which go beautifully with a nice warm pita and some dressed tomatoes.
Cassoulet is traditionally a slow-cooked bean stew with several steps and a long ingredient list. It's good to make if you have the time and inclination, but for those of us short on both, this quick version comes together in a snap. Delicious and nutritious, this is a great meal for busy weeknights, plus there's just one pan to wash.
This Harissa White Bean Dip is incredibly easy to make and is all done in one blender for less mess! Similar to a hummus this white bean dip is loaded with flavour and spices courtesy of the harissa paste used.
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!
Braised lamb shanks aren’t just for when company comes over! This easy to prepare recipe uses a slow cooker so you can set it and forget it! Serve with a side of roasted asparagus and potatoes for a complete meal.