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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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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

Side view of a BBQ Bean Slider on a plate with some sweet potato fries

BBQ Bean Sliders

Split Pea Bacon & Potato Soup

Split Pea, Bacon & Potato Soup

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

Golden Rice Bowl

Golden Rice Bowls

These hearty vegan Black Bean and Avocado Enchiladas are stuffed with fresh ingredients and drenched in a homemade sauce for big flavor in every bite. BudgetBytes.com

Black Bean and Avocado Enchiladas

Banh Mi Bowls

Banh Mi Bowls

Navy Bean Soup with Sausage & Spinach

Navy Bean Soup with Sausage and Spinach

Island Rice Pilaf

Island Rice Pilaf

Salsa Chicken Casserole

Salsa Chicken Casserole

Quinoa Black Bean Tacos

Quinoa Black Bean Tacos

Apple Nut Quinoa

apple nut quinoa

Sausage & Kale Cassoulet

Sausage & Kale Cassoulet

Pesto Chickpea Salad - Budget Bytes

Pesto Chickpea Salad

Vegan Red Lentil Stew

Vegan Red Lentil Stew

Sweet Potato Grits

sweet potato grits

Chipotle Chicken Chile

chipotle chicken chili or “C3”

This Tuna and White Bean salad is mayo-free, but big on flavor. Whip up this salad in minutes to satisfy your hunger and tastebuds. BudgetBytes.com

Tuna & White Bean Salad

Roasted Vegetable Burritos

roasted vegetable burritos

Taco Stuffed Shells

taco stuffed shells

Vegetable Tamale Pie

vegetable tamale pie

Mango Coconut Rice

mango coconut jasmine rice

Fresh and vibrantly flavored, this Quinoa Tabbouleh has all the familiar flavors of traditional tabbouleh, but with easy to cook and nutrient rich quinoa instead of bulgur. Budgetbytes.com

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Lentil Tacos

Lentil Tacos

Coconut Lentils

Coconut Lentils

Sriracha Hummus

Sriracha Hummus

Chili Lime Shrimp Bowls

Chili Lime Shrimp Bowls

Hearty Black Bean Quesadillas

Hearty Black Bean Quesadillas

Coconut Rice

Savory Coconut Rice

Cumin Lime Chickpeas

Cumin Lime Chickpeas

Chicken Rice Soup

creamy chicken & rice soup