Dinner

Bean Falafel with Tahini Sauce

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.

Quick Sausage and White Bean Cassoulet

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.

Braised Romano Beans with Polenta

Romano beans are grown in Ontario and Manitoba under the moniker of Cranberry Beans or Speckled Sugar Beans and are soft with a sweet, almost nutty flavour, making them perfect for this type of braised dish.

Turkey and Black Bean Taco Skillet

Switch your tacos up a bit with this Turkey and Black Bean Taco Skillet. It has all the flavour of tacos but with less mess since it is all made in one pan. It is a perfect family meal and uses lot of ingredients that are probably in your pantry. Give it a try for your next #tacotuesday

Meaty Maple Baked Beans

We are all busy people and time is precious. Sure you could buy dried beans and soak them overnight but if you are tight on time and want to whip this up quick and simple for your family grab canned beans instead.

Braised Lamb over Creamed White Beans

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.

Beef Chili Enchiladas

For a twist on how to serve chili, try this baked enchilada recipe that starts off with a fabulous Beef and Black Bean Chili, made from pantry basics.