This hearty, family-pleasing meal is a Tex-Mex lover’s delight. Use 1-3/4 cups (425 mL) of whatever PC salsa you have on hand; you could also add 1 can of drained corn in with the beans.
Jacket Potatoes with 3-Bean Chipotle Chili
In the UK, the potato skins are called their “jackets”. Growing teenagers might appreciate a full potato. This recipe easily doubles.
Butternut Squash & Black Bean Chowder
Fall flavours of squash, sage and corn make this a wonderful cold weather meal. Pancetta gives this hearty vegetable chowder a lift.
Black Bean, Tomato and Lime Soup
Beans and lime juice give this soup a south of the border feel. You can use fresh or canned plum tomatoes. Serve with cornbread, whole grain tortillas or other whole grain bread.
Crispy Spicy Chickpeas
If late night snacking is your dietary downfall, try these for a healthful change. High in fibre and low in sodium, they make a tasty satisfying snack.
Fiesta Quinoa and Black Beans
This hearty main dish has a touch of Mexican flair and makes quinoa a little more fun for the family. It will serve 6 as a side dish.
6 Bean Breakfast Quesadilla
Start your day right with this hearty quesadilla, perfect for a weekend breakfast. Chili powder is a mixture of chilies, cloves, coriander, cumin and oregano, and is not particularly spicy.
Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas
Taking less than 15 minutes from start to finish, this quesadilla is perfect after a late night at work.
Edamame & Corn Salad
Most kids like edamame, even those who wouldn’t touch a canned soybean.
Scallops with Garlicky Black-Eyed Peas
Black-eyed peas are a good source of calcium, fibre and folate, as well as being low on the glycemic scale.