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

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...


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...


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...

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...


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...

Cobre Valley Casserole

22 reviews

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


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...


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...


Refried Beans and Rice

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

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...


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...


Black Bean and Beef Tostadas

6 reviews

Just a handful of ingredients add up to one of our family’s favorites. Also easy to double for company! —Susan...


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...


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...


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


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...


Vegetarian Bean Tacos

3 reviews

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


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,...

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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...


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...


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Acapulco Delight

6 reviews

This dish always delights my family and friends at potlucks and gatherings.—Margene Skaggs, Guinda, California


Creamy Taco Dip

14 reviews

You'll know this snack is a hit at your next gathering when you come home with an empty pan! —Denise...