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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Chili Tamale Casserole

The combination of chilies and chocolate in this casserole from Ralph Stamm of Dayton, Ohio is a good match for the spicy chocolate cinnamon cane sugar. Just a little bit goes a long way to enhance the flavors of his original recipe. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Corn N Bean Burritos

3 reviews

This is a great summer dish because all of the cooking is done in the microwave oven, you won't heat...


Refried Bean Pizza

1 review

Instead of tomato sauce, refried beans serve as the base for this Southwestern-style pizza. The cool vegetable toppings complement each...


Chili Tamale Pie

1 review

This is a crowd pleasing potluck dish that's easy to prepare. A little heat, a little sweet, and a big...


Championship Bean Dip

48 reviews

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

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...


Brown-Bag Burritos

12 reviews

"For a change from sandwiches, we like burritos-something many people don't consider in a brown-bag lunch," says Rhonda Cliett of...

Hot Bean Dip

2 reviews

My hearty dip is extra smooth, thanks to the cream cheese and sour cream I add. It's easy to assemble...


Spicy Refried Beans

2 reviews

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


Three-Bean Taco Chili

30 reviews

This hearty chili is filling, nourishing and tastes like it simmered all day long. Leftover chili freezes well for a...


Refried Beans and Rice

My children and grandchildren ask for this casserole all the time. I invented the recipe out of necessity one day...

Cheesy Bean Dip

1 review

Folks always seem to flock to the snack table when the lineup includes this refried bean dip. When my brother-in-law...


Beef ‘n’ Bean Egg Rolls

1 review

Unlike traditional cabbage-filled egg rolls, this version uses Southwest-seasoned ground beef and beans. These are a regular part of our...


Layered Salsa Bean Dip

2 reviews

If you need a quick appetizer, look no further. This is my go-to for any type of party. —Charlotte Kennedy,...


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...


Refried Bean-Taco Pizza

13 reviews

When I’m in a rush, I take advantage of convenient prepared pizza crust to create this Mexican-style pizza. If you...

Mexican Layer Dip

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


Mushroom Bean Burritos

2 reviews

“The whole family will love this. The filling can be used for tacos, nachos, enchiladas or salads.” —Trisha Kruse, Eagle,...


Beef & Bean Enchiladas

18 reviews

These tried-and-true enchiladas are just what you need on rushed weeknights. Myra Innes — Auburn, Kansas


Two-Bean Chili

1 review

"I was sure to learn the secrets behind my mom's zesty chili before I got married," explains Deborah Heatwole. "Steaming...


Hearty Tex-Mex Chili

15 reviews

I dreamed up this hearty chili with a Tex-Mex twist 25 years ago. It’s still everyone’s favorite and the go-to...


Beef-Topped Bean Enchiladas

4 reviews

This recipe for this spicy main dish came from my collection of Relief Society cookbooks compiled by the women's organization...


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...


Brisket ‘n’ Bean Burritos

8 reviews

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

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Meatless Black Bean Enchiladas

4 reviews

My family loves this recipe! It's quick and easy, so it's great for busy schedules. You can heat up the...


Southwest Tortilla Pizzas

10 reviews

Here's a colorful and filling meal maker that couldn't be much quicker or easier to prepare on busy weeknights.
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Two-Bean Burritos

2 reviews

“My husband and I love this flavorful recipe from my sister,” writes Beth Cooper from Columbus, Ohio. With over 6...


Deep-Dish Beef ‘n’ Bean Taco Pizza

9 reviews

My whole family enjoys this dish that tastes like a taco and looks like a deep-dish pizza. The thick tasty...


Hot Bean and Cheese Dip

2 reviews

This thick and tasty party-starter from Michelle Sawatzy of Isle, Minnesota takes advantage of prepared taco sauce and canned refried...


Refried Bean Enchiladas

18 reviews

These yummy meatless bundles are so fast and easy to prepare. The recipe, which came from my sister-in-law, is a...