Gatherings

Black Bean Quinoa Open Faced Burger

Here is a great vegetarian/vegan burger version that packs flavor and texture all in one patty, from the crispy surface to that rich velvety interior. Nice zesty notes from the roasted red peppers, and loads of freshness coming from the lettuce and mango black bean salsa. Looking for a lighter, healthy alternative? This is your best bet! Absolutely scrumptious!

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.

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.

Sausage Rolls

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!

Loaded Black Bean Sheet Pan Nachos

Loaded black bean nachos are such a crowd-pleaser! They are easy to make and great to put out for a game night or Superbowl party. You just layer all the ingredients in a sheet pan, bake and enjoy. Customize the toppings to your liking. These nachos are vegetarian and are high in fibre and low in saturated fat.

Loaded Nachos with Black Beans, Corn and Chorizo

When the craving for nachos strikes, this loaded version with black beans, corn and chorizo is easy to make and super satisfying. This is a terrific combination of flavours and textures, with the black beans giving a boost of extra protein and fibre. Have bowls of favourite toppings on the table so everyone can make them their own.

White Bean, Chicken and Tomatillo Chili

Hearty white bean, chicken and tomatillo chili–or is it a stew? Made with canned white kidney beans, chicken breast, tomatillos, salsa verde and corn this satisfying dish is perfect for colder days! Stir in some corn and kale at the end for extra brightness.

Chorizo and Black Bean Chili

Fresh Chorizo, or Mexican Chorizo, and black beans have a long history of sharing the samepot with incredibly delicious results.  The mild and creamy black beans absorb all of the wonderful flavour from the sausage meat, vegetables and seasonings.

Black Bean and Rice Stuffed Peppers

These black bean and rice stuffed peppers are a vegetarian spin on a classic. Sweet bell peppers are stuffed with a hearty and healthy black bean, tomato and rice filling and topped with cheddar cheese. This meal is ready in under an hour and a great make-ahead dish that also freezes well.