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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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Black Bean & Roasted Salsa Soup

Black Bean and Roasted Salsa Soup

Slow Cooker Beans

How To Kick the Can (of Beans)

Falafel are an ultra flavorful Mediterranean bean patty packed with fresh herbs and spices. Enjoy as an appetizer, on a salad, or stuffed into a pita. BudgetBytes.com

Easy Homemade Falafel

Holiday Wild Rice Dressing

Holiday Wild Rice Dressing

Lentil & Sausage Stew is a fast and easy soup bursting with flavor and chock full of good-for-you vegetables! Plus it freezes well for later. BudgetBytes.com

Lentil & Sausage Stew

Freezer Burritos

Freezer Burritos

Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding

Chunky Split Pea Soup

Chunky Split Pea Soup

Dal Nirvana

Dal Nirvana

Coconut Rice Pilaf

Coconut Rice Pilaf

Vegetable NOT Fried Rice is a fast, easy, and lighter alternative to take out. Makes a great lunch or base to build on for dinner. BudgetBytes.com

Vegetable NOT Fried Rice

Dolmas

Dolmas (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Cilantro Lime Rice - BudgetBytes.com

Cilantro Lime Rice

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Mediterranean White Bean Salad

Mediterranean White Bean Salad

Overhead view of a plate with three rice pancakes, a cup of coffee and orange on the side

Leftover Rice Pancakes

Poblano Sweet Potato Salad

Roasted Poblano and Sweet Potato Salad

Mexican Red Lentil Stew - BudgetBytes.com

Mexican Red Lentil Stew