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.
Sausage & Bean Vegetable Soup
A stick-to-the-ribs meal-in-a-bowl. If you’d like, stir in a couple of spoonfuls of freshly chopped herbs, such as parsley, coriander or dill, just before serving.
All the flavours you love in Mexican fast food on a pizza crust instead of a tortilla. If you have a pizza paddle, this is the time to use it! It makes transferring the assembled pizza to the oven rack a cinch.
Pasta e Fagioli
Pasta e fagioli or pasta and beans is pure comfort, and inexpensive to boot. The pasta in this hearty vegetarian soup continues to absorb liquid as it sits, so you may have to thin leftovers with some more water or stock.
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.
Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas
Taking less than 15 minutes from start to finish, this quesadilla is perfect after a late night at work.
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.
Organic Rice and Bean Medley Salad
A fabulous vegetarian main course salad. Leftovers make a great lunch.
Slow Cooked Smokin’ Habanero Beans and Ribs
Get out the napkins! Serve with crusty bread and a salad or coleslaw.