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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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 up your kitchen. Cooked chicken, pork or extra-lean beef can easily be added to suit your family's tastes.—Carol Birkemeier, Nashville, Indiana

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...


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...


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...

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...


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...

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


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-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...

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...


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...


Refried Bean Nachos

Cumin and cayenne pepper jazz up homemade chips in these no-fuss nachos from the Light & Tasty Test Kitchen. Topped...

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...


Bean Burritos

31 reviews

I always have the ingredients for this cheesy bean burrito recipe on hand. Cooking the rice and shredding the cheese...


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...


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...


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...


Enchilada Lasagna

4 reviews

I adapted this recipe from one I got from a television program. The refried beans were a last-minute inspiration when...


South of the Border Dip

Sometimes I double the recipe and serve it as a meal with chopped tomato, sliced avocados and sliced black olives.—Sandy...

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Chorizo Bean Dip

5 reviews

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


Three-Pepper Bean Dip

9 reviews

My husband’s great-grandmother and I spent time together creating this recipe after trying a similar version from his aunt. So...