Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Beef and Bean Burritos

9 reviews

This recipe made it through the pickiest taste testers: my kids! They absolutely hate beans, but love, love, love these plump burritos. —Mindy Culver, Post Falls, Idaho

Chorizo Bean Dip

3 reviews

With its zesty Mexican flavors and tempting toppings, this dish is the first to empty on the appetizer table. I...


Spicy Refried Beans

3 reviews

Need a quick appetizer? All you need is a can of refried beans, jalapeno pepper, seasonings and cheese. Serve with...


Chorizo and Eggs Ranchero

3 reviews

For a festive Mexican breakfast, we do chorizo and huevos rancheros. Add refried beans and cheddar, and serve everything in...


Mexican Layer Dip

1 review

This adaptable Mexican layer dip is like a magnet to hungry guests at our family get-togethers and casual parties. It’s...

Refried Bean Tostadas

2 reviews

For a change of pace, you can substitute purchased tostada shells for tortillas or add more lettuce and use taco...


Refried Bean-Taco Pizza

14 reviews

I like to make pizza, and this one is my favorite. I use a ready-to-use pizza crust when time is...

Spicy Three-Bean Chili

4 reviews

“Even my meat-loving family devours this hearty meatless chili," says Melissa Mendez of Gilbert, Minnesota. "Since it's more fun to...


Black Bean and Beef Tostadas

6 reviews

You only need a handful of ingredients to make one of our family’s favorites. It's also easy to double for...


Brisket ‘n’ Bean Burritos

6 reviews

This easy recipe is stuffed with not one, but two kinds of meat: smoky bacon and tender beef brisket. —Ruth...


Fast Refried Bean Soup

22 reviews

This recipe combines the ease of canned ingredients with the heartiness of chili. It will fill you up on cold...

Championship Bean Dip

46 reviews

My friends and neighbors expect me to bring this irresistible dip to every gathering. When I arrive, they ask, "You...


Hearty Nacho Dip

2 reviews

This hearty dip is very filling! It's packed with fresh ingredients like avocados, tomatoes, onions and more.—V. Eleanor Dargo, Chapel...


Refried Bean Wraps

1 review

"We fall back on this speedy recipe when our cupboards are getting bare and time is short," reports Arlene Stamy...


Cobre Valley Casserole

20 reviews

We live in southeastern Arizona, in a part of the state known as Cobre Valley. Cobre is Spanish for copper,...


Fiesta Dip

8 reviews

Rhonda Cowden from Quincy, Illinois sprinkles a warm creamy bean mixture with colorful toppings to create an effortless appetizer. "This...

Super Nacho Appetizer

3 reviews

Mexican food is popular for potluck gatherings here in South Texas, and this dish always brings "oohs" and "aahs". It's...


Fiesta Appetizer

2 reviews

This dip is always a big hit with men—maybe because of the hearty blend of flavors. It stands up great...


Bean Burritos

41 reviews

I always have the ingredients for this cheesy bean burrito recipe on hand. Shredding the cheese while cooking the rice...


Vegetarian Bean Tacos

2 reviews

I love Mexican food but was looking for a healthier option to share. My family devours these tasty tacos whenever...