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Beans

Two bowls of chunky ham and bean soup with chunks of bread on the side

Chunky Ham and Bean Soup

Overhead view of turkey taco skillet next to tortilla chips, a bowl of sour cream, and toasted tortillas

Turkey Taco Skillet

Close up view of a spoon scooping some white beans with mushrooms and marinara, garlic bread on the side.

White Beans with Mushrooms and Marinara

A bowl full of red beans and rice with sausage, a spoon in the center of the bowl

Louisiana Style Red Beans and Rice

Close up overhead view of a roasted cauliflower taco bowl topped with cilantro lime ranch and a black fork in the middle

Roasted Cauliflower Taco Bowls

Close up overhead view of a bowl full of slow cooker white chicken chili

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Chili cornbread skillet with some scooped out onto a white plate beside the skillet

Chili Cornbread Skillet

Two bowls of Smoky Black Bean Soup with various toppings, next to a bowl of sliced green onion and a crumbled corn muffin.

Smoky Black Bean Soup

Close overhead view of a bowl full of Chipotle Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Chipotle Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Three bowls of rosemary garlic white bean soup with different toppings (pesto, croutons, Parmesan).

Easy Rosemary Garlic White Bean Soup

Close up of Lemon Dill Salmon and Kale Salad on a plate with a black fork

Lemon Dill Salmon and Kale Salad

Lemon garlic dressing being poured over the salad bowl

Lemony Artichoke and Quinoa Salad

Front view of a bowl of BBQ Beef and Beans topped with cheddar and green onion, and a fork lifting a bite.

BBQ Beef and Beans

Cucumber and Black Bean Salad in a bowl with a black spoon

Cucumber and Black Bean Salad

A glass casserole dish filled with baked beef and black bean tacos, with toppings in bowls on the sides

Crispy Baked Beef and Black Bean Tacos

Overhead view of a tempeh burrito bowl with a black fork digging in, an avocado on the side.

Tempeh Burrito Bowls

Add tuna, guacamole, sriracha, and sesame seeds to the bowl

Spicy Tuna Guacamole Bowls

A hand grabbing a stack of two halves of a Scallion Herb Chickpea Salad sandwich on wheat bread.

Scallion Herb Chickpea Salad

Close up of a plate full of creamy white bean and spinach quesadillas with a dish of red salsa

Creamy White Bean and Spinach Quesadillas

A bowl of creamy Cauliflower and Chickpea Masala being eaten with a spoon and two pieces of naan on the side.

Easy Cauliflower and Chickpea Masala

A plate full of Sun Dried Tomato, Kale, and White Bean Skillet with garlic bread

Sun Dried Tomato, Kale, and White Bean Skillet

One Loaded Sweet Potato being eaten with a fork.

Loaded Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Lime Crema

A Sriracha Chickpea Salad Wrap cut open, with open sides facing viewer.

Sriracha Chickpea Salad Wraps

Meal prepped Sweet and Spicy Tempeh Bowls in round glass bowls

Sweet and Spicy Tempeh Bowls

Bowl of super easy small-batch Rice Cooker Chili

Rice Cooker Chili

A hearty bowl of Rice Cooker Spanish Chickpeas and Rice with fresh lemon and parsley

Rice Cooker Spanish Chickpeas and Rice

Basic Chili in a bowl being eaten

Simple Homemade Chili

Filling enough to serve as a light meal, but light enough to act as an easy side dish, this Italian Orzo Salad is a versatile addition to your weekly meal prep. Budgetbytes.com

Italian Orzo Salad

This Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili makes a huge batch, is packed with flavor and nutrients, and can be made for only about 5 dollars! Budgetbytes.com

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lentil Chili

A simple jar of salsa is the key to making dinner fast and easy. Just try this Creamy Salsa Chicken Skillet and see for yourself. Budgetbytes.com

Creamy Salsa Chicken Skillet

These cool and refreshing Spiced Chickpea Tostadas are the perfect almost no cook dinner for summer. Customize the toppings based on what you have on hand to make the most of leftovers! Budgetbytes.com

Spiced Chickpea Tostadas (or tacos)

Cowboy Caviar is like a cross between a bean salad and fresh salsa with its colorful mix of beans, vegetables, and a fresh lime infused dressing. BudgetBytes.com

Cowboy Caviar

Perfect for stashing in the freezer, these Make Ahead Bean and Cheese Burritos will save you on busy weeknights!

Make Ahead Bean and Cheese Burritos

Full of fresh summery flavor, without needing a lot of ingredients, this Jerk Chicken with Pineapple Black Bean Salsa will become your new go-to easy summer meal!

Jerk Chicken with Pineapple Black Bean Salsa

A pot of quick seasoned black beans, with a wooden spoon, jalapeños and green onion on the side

Quick Seasoned Black Beans

This Make Ahead Kale White Bean and Pesto Salad keeps your fridge stocked with good for you food that you can customize each day for a new meal. Budgetbytes.com

Make Ahead Kale White Bean and Pesto Salad

This Spinach Chickpea and Quinoa Salad is an awesome base to build meals throughout the week and it holds up extremely well in the fridge, so you can eat better with less effort. BudgetBytes.com

Spinach Chickpea and Quinoa Salad

Super flavorful chorizo is the key to keeping these Chorizo Stuffed Bell Peppers simple and delicious enough for a weeknight dinner. BudgetBytes.com

Chorizo Stuffed Bell Peppers

A variety of colors, fresh vegetables, and vibrant herbs and spices make this Vegetarian 15 Bean Soup flavorful, filling, AND incredibly good for you. BudgetBytes.com

Vegetarian 15 Bean Soup

This Coconut Curry Hummus throws a new twist on the traditional dip with creamy coconut milk, vibrant lime, and warm curry spices. BudgetBytes.com

Coconut Curry Hummus

Pepperoni’s rich and peppery bite is the perfect contrast to mild spinach, mozzarella, and pasta in this Pepperoni Pasta Salad. BudgetBytes.com

Pepperoni Pasta Salad

If you love bubble up casseroles but don’t love canned biscuits, you’ve got to try this from-scratch Enchilada Bubble Up Casserole. BudgetBytes.com

Enchilada Bubble Up Casserole

Slow Simmered Black Eyed Peas and Greens is a great cold weather comfort food that is as healthy as it is delicious! BudgetBytes.com

Slow Simmered Black Eyed Peas and Greens

Creamy potatoes make the perfect base for a pile of colorful and flavorful toppings in these Loaded Mashed Potato Bowls. Perfect for meal prep! BudgetBytes.com

Loaded Mashed Potato Bowls

Overhead view of a bowl of Smoky Potato and Chickpea Stew with crumbled saltine crackers and a spoon in the middle

Smoky Potato Chickpea Stew

A little bit of Spanish chorizo is all it takes to turn a simple pot of pinto beans into a rich and flavorful meal! BudgetBytes.com

Instant Pot Pinto Beans With Chorizo

For a quick, flavorful, and light lunch, this Garlic Toast with Blistered Tomatoes and White Beans hits the spot! BudgetBytes.com

Garlic Toast with Balsamic Tomatoes and White Beans

It doesn't get easier than this high protein, high fiber, high FLAVOR Italian Sausage and White Bean Skillet! BudgetBytes.com

Italian Sausage and White Bean Skillet