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

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...


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...

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


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...


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 Nachos

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


Mexican Taco Pizza

3 reviews

Kathleen Hall of Irmo, South Carolina loves the ease and versatility of this crowd-pleasing pizza with southwestern flavors. “You can...


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...


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...


Bean Burritos

31 reviews

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


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...

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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...