Main Dish

Instant Pot Black Beans with Sofrito Rice

Thanks to electric pressure cookers, like the Instant Pot, we can have delicious, wholesome black beans on a busy weeknight. From start to finish, it takes just under an hour, no soaking required.

One Pot Beans and Greens Pasta

You’ll love this easy one pot dinner recipe that features white kidney beans, spinach and pesto. With a savoury Parmesan bread crumb topping, this comforting and creamy pasta is ready in under 45 minutes.

Creamy White Bean and Broccoli Soup

A new take on the classic cream of broccoli soup, this delicious alternative gets the added benefit of creamy and hearty white beans and is ready in under 40 minutes. You can finish off with some grated cheddar cheese for an extra indulgence!

One-pot Italian Farro with White Beans and Tomatoes

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.

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.

Bacon and White Bean Soup

This hearty and delicious soup is ready in under 45 minutes and will become a staple in your kitchen! Made with white navy beans, bacon and flavoured with fresh thyme, this simple recipe is packed with flavour.

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.