Recipes using Black beans


Black-Bean-Lasagna

Black Bean Lasagna

Going meatless As the meatless trend grows in popularity, the reasons for individuals going meatless vary. For some, a plant-based diet is a health decision, others choose a meatless diet for religious purposes and some choose vegetarianism over concern for animal welfare. For whatever the reason, vegetarian diets tend to be lower in saturated fat, […]

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

Going meatless As the meatless trend grows in popularity, the reasons for individuals going meatless vary. For some, a plant-based diet is a health decision, others choose a meatless diet for religious purposes and some choose vegetarianism over concern for animal welfare. For whatever the reason, vegetarian diets tend to be lower in saturated fat, […]

One Skillet Mexican Rice Casserole

One Skillet Mexican Rice Casserole

Going meatless As the meatless trend grows in popularity, the reasons for individuals going meatless vary. For some, a plant-based diet is a health decision, others choose a meatless diet for religious purposes and some choose vegetarianism over concern for animal welfare. For whatever the reason, vegetarian diets tend to be lower in saturated fat, […]

Double Chocolate Muffins with Avocado

Double Chocolate Muffins with Avocado

Calling all chocoholics! Just the mention of chocolate can conjure up images of luscious sweetness slowly melting in our mouths. While chocolate has been around for thousands of years, there is a renewed interest in high-quality, handmade chocolates. Local shops are popping up across the state, and chocolate makes a wonderful gift for those hard-to-buy-for […]

Veggie Burger

Veggie Burgers

In the movie Forrest Gump, Forrest’s friend Bubba gives a seemingly never-ending list of all the ways shrimp can be prepared – “you can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it,” and the list continues. We don’t have room for that many preparations, but we think you’ll like the ones submitted. Rice […]

Meatloaf supper

Spicy Pork Meatloaf Supper

The Other White Meat Considered by some to be the other white meat, lean cuts of pork are low in fat and a naturally high source of protein. In fact, a study conducted by the USDA found pork tenderloin to be more lean than skinless chicken breast. It also contains many essential nutrients and vitamins. […]

Huevos_Divorciados

Huevos Divorciados

Eggs High in protein and low in calories, eggs are an excellent and inexpensive choice when it comes to feeding your family. Packed with 6 grams of protein and only 70 calories, they provide a variety of essential vitamins and minerals. Once mainly considered a breakfast food, eggs today can be found topping burgers and […]

Sally’s Garden Dip

Submitted by Ruth Short, Shelby Electric Cooperative This is a great dip to make when the garden is going strong. We love it and have passed it along to many. Print Recipe Sally's Garden Dip Course Appetizer Cuisine Other Skill Level Beginner Servings Ingredients 1 15 oz. can Black beans wash and drain1 15 oz. […]

Corn-BlackBean-Salad

Corn and Black Bean Salad

Submitted by Sarah Cannon, Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative Print Recipe Corn and Black Bean Salad Course Salad Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 2 c. fresh or frozen corn, thawed1-15 oz. can Black beans drained and rinsed2 lg. tomatoes chopped or 1-14 oz. can diced tomatoes, drained1/3 sweet onion chopped1/4 c. minced fresh cilantro2 cloves garlic […]

Mexican Black Bean Chili

Freezer Meals School has started and with that comes many activities that go along with it. Families are busy, and it becomes increasingly difficult to put a hot meal on the table each evening. Instead of going through the drive-up window and busting your food budget, consider taking a bit of time to make freezer […]