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Chorizo Chili

I modified a bean soup recipe and came up with this wonderful chili. I make it mild for my family but add Tabasco sauce to spice up my bowl. —Jenne Delkus, Des Peres, Missouri

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-Cooked Bean Medley

38 reviews

I often change the variety of beans in this classic recipe, using whatever I have on hand to total the...


Hearty Sausage-Chicken Chili

1 review

The company I work for has an annual chili cook-off, and this unusual recipe of mine was a winner. I...


Easy Chicken Tamale Pie

39 reviews

All you need are some simple ingredients from the pantry to put this slow-cooker meal together. I love the fact...

Hearty Pork & Black Bean Nachos

3 reviews

My husband and I are both graduate students right now, so we don't have a lot of time to cook...


Black Bean ‘n’ Pumpkin Chili

143 reviews

My family is crazy about this slow cooker chili because it uses ingredients you don't usually find in chili. Believe...

Party Time Beans

23 reviews

A friend brought this colorful bean dish to my house for a church circle potluck dinner. As soon as I...