Main Dish

Jambalaya

Indulge in the vibrant flavours of this easy one-pot Jambalaya recipe. Packed with andouille sausage, shrimp, black beans, and peppers, this Cajun-inspired dish brings the taste of Louisiana to your table. Simmered with aromatic spices and fire-roasted tomatoes, it's a satisfying meal that will transport your taste buds. Top it off with garnishes of choice and enjoy this family favourite!

Creamy Bean & Mushroom Risotto

Experience the ultimate comfort of this Creamy Bean and Mushroom Risotto made effortlessly in a pressure cooker. The rich and velvety Arborio rice is infused with earthy mushrooms, hearty white kidney beans, and Parmesan cheese for a touch of creaminess (and a boost of fibre). This dish is a quick and delicious weeknight meal that will leave you wanting more.

Plant-Powered Portabella & Bean Bowl

This flavourful vegetarian recipe brings the essence of a delicious bean and mushroom burrito to a bowl. Featuring smoky portabella mushrooms, seasoned taco rice, and a hearty black bean and corn salsa, every spoonful is bursting with savoury, Mexican-inspired flavours.

Mazemen Noodles

This recipe features a delectable twist on ramen, featuring a brothless version that uses Chow Mein Noodles and is loaded with umami-rich flavours. Sautéed snow peas, carrots, red peppers, black beans, and shiitake mushrooms pair perfectly with crispy fried egg, making for an addictively delicious dish that's sure to become a new favourite.

Turkey & White Bean Pasta

Craving a tasty, nutrient-packed meal that won't take hours to prepare? Look no further than this Turkey and White Bean Pasta recipe! With savoury ground turkey, fresh baby spinach, and a puréed white pea bean pesto sauce, this pasta uses few ingredients but is bursting with delicious flavours.

Spanish Shrimp and White Bean Stew

Creamy white beans, garlicky shrimp, spicy Spanish chorizo and plenty of vegetables are married together in a flavourful tomato sauce. This is a simple and comforting meal that just needs some crusty bread on the side for sopping up all of that delicious sauce left in the bottom of the bowls. Of course, you could serve it with steamed rice or buttered noodles as well. The creaminess of the white beans is a lovely contrast to the tender vegetables and shrimp, as well as the chewiness of the sausage. If you don’t have chorizo feel free to substitute any smoked sausage, or even bacon. Hearty and nourishing, this stew ticks all of the comfort food boxes!

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.

Pasta fagioli e cozze

Pasta and beans with mussels, "Pasta fagioli e cozze" in Italian, is a traditional Neapolitan pasta dish that pairs beans and mussels in a "soupy" pasta dish. Absolutely comforting and fabulously delicious.