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Easy Portuguese-Style Bean Soup

1 review

One day I was looking at Portuguese recipes and decided to put together a bean soup that embraced the bright and spicy flavors of Portugal. My family liked it so much, it became a classic in our household. To save time and work, the sausage, vegetables and herbs can all be prepped in minutes with a food processor. —Steven Vance, Woodland, Washington

Senate Bean Potpie

6 reviews

The flavors from classic Senate bean soup inspired this hearty potpie with a cornbread topping. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North Carolina


Emily’s Bean Soup

9 reviews

This is a wonderful fall or winter meal, served with thick slices of warm homemade bread. The recipe evolved over...


Smoky Baked Beans

19 reviews

They’ll be standing in line for this saucy bean recipe, full of campfire flavor. A variation on colorful calico beans,...


Slow-Cooker Potluck Beans

It was the morning of our family potluck, and I still needed something to take. I threw together this recipe...

Six-Bean Chili

When it's cold and frosty outside, this meatless chili is sure to warm you up. It's packed with fiber, protein...


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Provencal Bean Soup

1 review

—Jan Marto, Algoma, Wisconsin

Georgian Bay Baked Beans

My dressed-up baked beans are always a hit at barbecues and potlucks. If you can, prepare them a day ahead:...


Tangy Cranberry Beans

1 review

Whenever I take these beans to barbecues, they’re always eaten up right away. —Wendie Osipowicz, New Britain, Connecticut


Slow-Cooked Baked Beans

3 reviews

My friend suggested this recipe when I needed a new dish to bring to a barbecue. It was an incredible...


Brenda’s Baked Beans

5 reviews

When I was a kid, my mom made baked beans all the time. Sometimes we'd turn this side into a...

Sportsman’s Bean Soup

I’ve been cooking and freezing soups and stews for 45 years. This hearty, wholesome soup is one of my wife’s...


Sweet & Hot Baked Beans

6 reviews

Baked beans belong at a barbecue. They're sweet with heat when you add pineapple and jalapenos. — Robin Haas, Cranston,...


Old-Fashioned Baked Beans

5 reviews

These hearty beans are a super side dish for a casual meal. The ingredients blend perfectly for a wonderful from-scratch...


Contest-Winning Ham and Bean Soup

10 reviews

I learned to make this soup when we lived in Pennsylvania near several Amish families. It’s a great way to...


Minty Bean Salad

Each September, a women's group at our church sponsors a salad supper. Everyone is delighted when they see this extra-special...

Barbecued Beans

2 reviews

Most members of my family would agree that no picnic is complete until these delicious beans have made their appearance....


Cowboy Baked Beans

4 reviews

Baked cowboy beans are a perennial favorite at barbecues and potlucks. My meaty recipe uses a variety of beans and...


Navy Bean Soup

5 reviews

My kids can't resist their grandmother's bean soup. A touch of nutmeg sets it apart from all other kinds.