Side 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.

Black Bean and Couscous Salad with Basil Lime Dressing

The mild flavour of the couscous and black beans is punctuated by roasted sweet potato, kale, feta cheese, toasted almonds, and red onion. So many healthful and delicious ingredients are packed into this hearty salad. It's a super food city!

Quinoa, Corn and Kidney Bean Salad

You can’t go wrong with a fresh and bright quinoa salad with kidney beans, fresh corn, tomatoes and feta cheese. This is the perfect recipe to make on the weekend and enjoy for lunches throughout the week.

Herbed Navy Bean Fritters

Think of this recipe as a base template that you can make your own. Creamy navy beans can adapt to any flavour profile so feel free to experiment.

Mexican Black Bean Soup

Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce make a spicy base for this festive Mexican black bean soup. Loaded with corn, black beans, cooked brown rice and generously topped with diced tomatoes, red onion, sliced avocado, sour cream and, or course, cilantro.

Black Bean Guacamole

The Cookie Writer brings us a healthy twist on a classic dish! Black beans add texture and depth to this easy and delicious appetizer!