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Beans & Grains

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

Beans and grains are excellent staple ingredients because they are inexpensive, shelf stable, incredibly versatile, and full of fiber and other nutrients. Building your meals on a base of beans and whole grains will ensure you get the most bang for your grocery buck. Here are over 200 recipes featuring beans & grains to choose from. (pictured: Cowboy Caviar)

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Creole White Beans with Chicken

These light and refreshing Sweet Potato Tacos are filled with a simple sweet potato and black bean hash, and topped with a tangy lime crema. BudgetBytes.com

Sweet Potato Tacos with Lime Crema

Spanish Chickpeas and Rice - BudgetBytes.com

Spanish Chickpeas and Rice

Sweet n Spicy Chicken Bowls - BudgetBytes.com

Sweet n’ Spicy Chicken Bowls

Mujaddara - BudgetBytes.com

Mujaddara

Broccoli Cheddar Casserole - BudgetBytes.com

Broccoli Cheddar Casserole

This warm and comforting black bean chili is fast enough to pull together on a busy weeknight and soothing enough to make the stress of the day melt away. BudgetBytes.com

Weeknight Black Bean Chili

White Beans with Tomato and Sausage - BudgetBytes.com

White Beans with Tomato and Sausage

Lemony Kale and Quinoa Salad - BudgetBytes.com

Lemony Kale and Quinoa Salad

Curried Lentils - BudgetBytes.com

Curried Lentils

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili - BudgetBytes.com

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Pineapple Black Bean Salad - BudgetBytes.com

Pineapple Black Bean Salad

Warm intoxicating spices make this vegetable filled Moroccan Lentil and Vegetable Stew perfect for cold Autumn nights. BudgetBytes.com

Moroccan Lentil and Vegetable Stew

Peanut Butter Hummus - Budgetbytes.com

SNAP Challenge: Peanut Butter Hummus

One Pot Chili Pasta is fast, easy, full of good-for-you beans and vegetables, and just enough cheese to feel like comfort food. BudgetBytes.com

SNAP Challenge: One Pot Chili Pasta

Seasoned Rice

SNAP Challenge: Seasoned Rice

Creamy Vegetarian Enchilada Pasta - BudgetBytes.com

Creamy Vegetarian Enchilada Pasta

Unstuffed Peppers Bowl - Budget Bytes

Unstuffed Bell Peppers

Packed with vegetables, flavor, protein, and fiber, this ultra-flavorful and low-calorie Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup is an all around winner! BudgetBytes.com

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Spicy Tuna Guacamole Bowl

Spicy Tuna Guacamole Bowls

It only takes one skillet and a few ingredients to make this incredibly flavorful and filling Chorizo Sweet Potato Skillet. BudgetBytes.com

Chorizo Sweet Potato Skillet

If you're looking for a quick and easy dinner, this Southwest Chicken Skillet is it! Precooked chicken makes this dinner possible in about 30 minutes. BudgetBytes.com

Southwest Chicken Skillet

Falafel Salad - BudgetBytes.com

Falafel Salad

Beef & Pineapple Enchiladas

Beef & Pineapple Enchiladas

Chorizo Chicken Jambalaya

Chorizo Chicken Jambalaya

Vegan Red Beans and Rice

Vegan Red Beans and Rice

Kale & Sausage Skillet

Sausage and Kale Skillet

Everything White Bean Dip

“Everything” White Bean Dip

Chunky Lentil and Vegetable Soup

Roasted Corn & Zucchini Tacos

Roasted Corn and Zucchini Tacos

These super fast Curried Chickpeas with spinach are packed with flavor and nutrients, vegan, gluten-free, and filling! Plus they freeze great! BudgetBytes.com

Curried Chickpeas with Spinach

Chorizo Sweet Potato Chili

Chorizo Sweet Potato Chili

BBQ Bean Slider

BBQ Bean Sliders

Split Pea Bacon & Potato Soup

Split Pea, Bacon & Potato Soup

Chili Cornbread Skillet

Chili Cornbread Skillet

Cashew Rice Pilaf

Cashew Rice Pilaf

Slow Cooker White Bean Soup

Slow Cooker White Bean Soup

Baked Barley with Mushrooms

Baked Barley with Mushrooms

Southwest Steak Bowls

Southwest Steak Bowls

How to: Freeze Rice

Confetti Chickpea Salad

Confetti Chickpea Salad

Sweet Chili Chicken Bowls

Sweet Chili Chicken Bowls

BBQ Black Bean Pizzas

BBQ Black Bean Pizzas

Hummus Breakfast Mug

Hummus Breakfast Mug

Wilted Kale and Lentil Salad

Wilted Kale and Lentil Salad

Roasted Poblano Hummus

Roasted Poblano Hummus

Southwest Scramble Skillet - Budget Bytes

Southwest Breakfast Scramble

Chana Saag

chana saag