Recipes with Black Beans

Stovetop, oven-baked or even cold, our recipes with black beans are easy, healthy and full of protein. The whole family will enjoy them!

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    Chocolate Black Bean Smoothies

    5 reviews

    In an effort to keep my cholesterol in check and incorporate more beans into my diet, I started to explore unique ways to use black beans. I came across a recipe for a black bean breakfast smoothie, which sounded interesting. Since I like to start my day with a bowl of oatmeal, I focused on turning the recipe into a chocolaty treat that I could enjoy for dessert! —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

    Vegan Tacos

    These vegan tacos with pico de gallo come together quickly, making them perfect for a weeknight dinner. For a heartier...

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    Vegan Meatballs

    These delicious vegan meatballs are healthy, easy to make and packed with Italian flavor. Since plant-based meats freeze well, consider

    Vegan Enchiladas

    This vegan enchilada recipe starts out with a homemade cashew cheese sauce. You could skip the cheese sauce if you...

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    Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

    6 reviews

    Don't be shy about loading up the spices and shredded chicken for this recipe. Slow-cooker chicken tortilla soup tastes amazing...

    Loaded Cowboy Queso

    2 reviews

    Loaded Cowboy Queso is the ultimate football dip! This easy appetizer loaded with cheese, beer, black beans, tomatoes and sausage...

    Sausage and Bean Skillet with Crispy Plantains

    1 review

    I love a quick weeknight dinner, especially when the whole family loves it. This dish has tasty Caribbean flavors, and...

    Air-Fryer Southwestern Chicken Enchiladas

    These air-fryer enchiladas are not only quick and easy but a perfect dinner for Taco Tuesday or any day of...

    Air-Fryer Black Bean Chimichangas

    1 review

    These chimichangas get a little love from the air fryer, so they’re much healthier than their deep-fried counterparts. Black beans...

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    Southwest Vegetarian Chili

    My vegetarian daughter inspired me to develop this nutritious, meatless chili recipe. No one will miss the meat! I use...

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    Best Ever Veggie Burger

    6 reviews

    It was so hard finding a veggie burger that tasted good, didn't fall apart on the grill and was easy...

    One-Pot Enchilada Pasta

    17 reviews

    I love this cozy dish because it is ready in 30 minutes and is full of healthy ingredients—it has everything...

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    The Best Black Beans to Add to Your Cart, According to Our Test Kitchen

    You want the best black beans for your recipes. But do you know which can is really the tastiest? Our...

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    56 Recipes That Start with a Can of Black Beans

    Nutritious and affordable beans are perfect for salads, casseroles, sides and so much more.

    Butternut Squash Burrito Bowl

    2 reviews

    This butternut squash burrito bowl is an easy-to-prep dinner that combines fresh ingredients with wholesome convenience foods. It comes together...

    Turkey and Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

    1 review

    When I don’t feel like pulling out the slow cooker, my next favorite weeknight meal is a warm casserole! This...

    Vegetarian Chili

    Vegetarian skillet chili screams comfort food to me. This recipe makes me feel warm and fuzzy, and it's loved by...

    Chicken Sweet Potato Skillet

    9 reviews

    One of the first things my husband made for me was a variation of this chicken sweet potato skillet. Over...

    Instant Pot Black Beans

    Instant Pot black beans are the key to a lot of my family's meals, whether for a weekend breakfast or...

    Air-Fryer Black Bean Veggie Burgers

    Meatless meals will be so tasty when these hearty air-fryer veggie burgers are on the menu. Guacamole and sour cream...

    Air-Fryer Loaded Pork Burritos

    Air-fryer burritos are quick and easy—the perfect dinner for the whole family. Don't be afraid to load your tortillas with...

    Jicama and Black Bean Salad

    3 reviews

    There are so many colorful items in this black bean salad, there is no need for a garnish. The jicama...

    Instant Pot Chili con Carne

    3 reviews

    Although multicookers can’t replace every tool in the kitchen, they sure are coming close. Chili con carne is one of...

    Chorizo Chili

    I modified a bean soup recipe and came up with this wonderful chili. I make it mild, since that's how...

    Instant Pot Black Bean Soup

    1 review

    Life can get really crazy with young children, but I never want to compromise when it comes to cooking. This...

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    25 Healthy Black Bean Recipes

    Black beans are the perfect addition to any dish. Here's how to make your favorite black bean recipes healthy.

    Slow-Cooker Black Bean Soup

    3 reviews

    Life can get really crazy with young children, but I never want to compromise when it comes to cooking. This...

    Smoky Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

    13 reviews

    My hearty, delicious and nutrient-packed vegetarian dish is amazingly healthy. Everyone I've made it for has loved it—even carnivores! I...

    Zippy Turkey Zoodles

    1 review

    Eating healthy doesn't mean sacrificing flavor—and these spiced-up zoodles prove it. If you don't have a spiralizer, simply slice the...

    Cranberry Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

    2 reviews

    Whether canned or homemade, cranberry sauce delivers a healthy dose of vitamins to this dish. A little bit sweet, a...

    Southwest Turkey Patties with Beans

    1 review

    These turkey patties are delicious and low in calories. Skip the rice if you're looking to cut carbs. —Dot Carpenter,...