Recipes

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.

Mediterranean Couscous White Bean Salad

Couscous is an ingredient that cooks in just five minutes, making it a great choice for a cold, make ahead salad! This Mediterranean inspired salad features white kidney beans, tomatoes, fresh basil and an easy balsamic dressing. Whip this up in just 20 minutes for any last minute summer barbecues.

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.

Roasted Red Pepper and White Bean Dip

Roasted red pepper and white bean dip is an easy, flavourful and healthy appetizer. The dip is slightly sweet and smoky from the red peppers and pairs well with the crunchy pita chips. Serve it as an appetizer for guests or enjoy as a healthy snack anytime.

Cacio E Pepe White Beans

Along with Carbonara, Gricia and Amatriciana, Cacio e Pepe is one of the four classic pastas of Rome. This version is made with white kidney beans replacing the pasta.

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.

Traditional Zuppa Toscana with Farro and Beans

Traditional Zuppa Toscana with farro and beans, is a hearty, healthy, comforting winter recipe guaranteed to warm your heart. Lovely kale combined with cannellini beans and farro, in a wonderful vegetable broth, with hints of tomato, garlic, and subtle spice. Straight from the region of Tuscany, Italy, to your kitchen.

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.

Sheet Pan White Beans, Gnocchi, and Vegetables

This is a protein and fibre-packed meal that not only comes together quickly but tastes delicious. Crispy roasted broccoli and juicy tomatoes add loads of flavour to the gnocchi and white beans. Just serve with grated Parmesan cheese and an extra drizzle of olive oil for a simple yet satisfying weeknight meal.