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    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 in just minutes and can be customized with everyone's favorite toppings. —Patricia Kukuc, Clearwater, Florida

    Vegetarian Chili

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

    Instant Pot Chili con Carne

    1 review

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

    Pressure-Cooker Black Bean Soup

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

    Slow-Cooked 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...

    Zippy Turkey Zoodles

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

    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,...

    Black Bean Fajitas

    1 review

    "For lunch one day, I dreamed up these fajitas using leftover black beans I had in the refrigerator and a...

    Black Bean Burgers with Chipotle Slaw

    2 reviews

    We like to eat meatless at least one day a week, so I always keep cans of various beans in...

    Soft Chicken Tacos

    6 reviews

    "I came up with this healthy chicken and bean filling for tacos since my husband needs to watch his cholesterol...

    Chicken Chili with Black Beans

    9 reviews

    Because it looks different than traditional chili, my family was a little hesitant to try this dish at first. Thanks...

    Black Bean Quinoa Bowls

    Did you know that quinoa is a seed? This recipe tastes so good, you'd never guess it was the healthy...

    Chicken ‘n’ Bean Tacos

    2 reviews

    These flavorful tacos are a wonderful change of pace from regular tacos. My family loves the combination of black beans,...

    Penne with Veggies ‘n’ Black Beans

    Chock-full of zucchini, tomatoes, sweet pepper and carrots, this hearty pasta dish puts your garden harvest to good use. "For...

    Black Bean Chicken Tacos

    4 reviews

    While growing up, I developed a love of cooking from scratch. Friends and family are delighted when I present my...

    Hearty Chicken Casserole

    10 reviews

    Bring the flavors of the Southwest to the table with this delectable high-fiber dish from Jenny Ebert of Eau Claire,...

    Herbed Black Bean Soup

    Here's an economical meal that doesn't skimp on flavor. Hearty black beans make up for the meat, and the peppers...

    Bean Beef Burgers

    2 reviews

    “When it comes to health, I know how important it is to boost fiber with something as simple as whole...

    Slow-Cooker Chicken & Black Bean Tacos

    1 review

    My husband and I love Mexican food and these tacos have become one of our favorite meals. Try setting out...

    Vegetarian Chili Ole!

    7 reviews

    I combine ingredients for this hearty chili the night before, start my trusty slow cooker in the morning and come...

    Black Bean Soft Tacos

    3 reviews

    Spiced just right, These bean-based tacos have plenty of South-of-the-border appeal. Lynn Hamilton of Naperville, Illinois livens up her black...

    Contest-Winning Three-Bean Soup

    10 reviews

    This chili-like soup is delicious and very low in fat. Salsa, cumin and chili powder gave it plenty of flavor...

    Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

    5 reviews

    "This chunky soup is chock-full of hearty ingredients like potatoes and black beans," notes Heather Baldry of Knoxville, Tennessee. "The...

    Black Bean Burritos

    7 reviews

    My neighbor and I discovered these delicious low-fat burritos a few years ago. On nights my husband or I have...

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    Enchilada Pie

    8 reviews

    This impressive, hearty dish is perfect for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. —Jacqueline Correa, Landing, New Jersey

    Chicken and Black Bean Soup

    19 reviews

    This spicy soup is one of my husband’s favorites. It’s quick to make but tastes like it simmered all day....

    Spicy Chipotle-Black Bean Chili

    1 review

    I love soup weather, and this chili is ideal to warm you up on a chilly or rainy day. The...

    Cuban Black Bean Soup

    4 reviews

    Using a blender, this soup becomes a smooth, nutritious heart-warmer just right for those cool nights. If the soup is...

    Salsa Bean Burgers

    1 review

    I created these based on a turkey burger recipe and wanted to make them even better for you. Use a...

    Black Bean Tortilla Casserole

    6 reviews

    "A cousin gave me this recipe— she know my family loves Southwestern fare," says Sue Briski of Appleton, Wisconsin.