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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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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 & 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

Kale & Chickpea Soup

Kale & Chickpea Soup

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

Teriyaki Meatball Bowls

Teriyaki Meatball Bowls

Coconut Rice

Savory Coconut Rice

Cumin Lime Chickpeas

Cumin Lime Chickpeas

Chicken Rice Soup

creamy chicken & rice soup

Sausage & Kale Soup

Sausage and Kale Soup

This savory Yellow Jasmine Rice combines warm and fragrant Indian spices and chicken broth to make the most flavorful rice you've ever tasted! BudgetBytes.com

Yellow Jasmine Rice

Slow Cooker Taco Chicken Bowls are the ultimate "set it and forget it" easy weeknight meal that the whole family will love. BudgetBytes.com

Slow Cooker Taco Chicken Bowls

Kung Pao Chicken

kung pao chicken

Marinated White Beans are a fast, easy, and versatile side dish that comes together in minutes. BudgetBytes.com

Marinated White Beans

Huevos Rancheros

huevos rancheros

Ham & Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup

Dijon Lentil Salad

dijon lentil salad

Quick Curried Chickpeas

Quick Curried Chickpeas

Black Bean Burger

Black Bean Burgers

Breakfast Burritos

Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Black Eyed Peas

Black-Eyed Peas

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

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

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

Jambalaya

Jambalaya