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Chili Basics – How to Make and Customize Basic Chili

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

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

This Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup offers a deep, comforting, smoky flavor with simple ingredients and minimal effort. BudgetBytes.com

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

The Easiest Burrito Bowl Meal Prep that you can put together in about 30 minutes with minimal cooking, chopping, and nothing to pack on the side. Lunch can be easy and tasty! BudgetBytes.com

Easiest Burrito Bowl Meal Prep

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

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

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

Whether enjoyed alone as a meal or as a side for grilled meat or fish, this Smoky Quinoa and Black Bean Salad is rich, smoky, and packed with flavor and nutrients. BudgetBytes.com

Smoky Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

Enfrijoladas are an easy, flavorful, and customizable recipe based on corn tortillas drenched in a spicy black bean sauce. BudgetBytes.com

Enfrijoladas – Tortillas in Black Bean Sauce

These Sweet Potato Grain Bowls with Green Tahini Sauce are prefect for meal prep and bursting with color, texture, and flavor! BudgetBytes.com

Sweet Potato Grain Bowls with Green Tahini Sauce

For the perfect Spicy Baked Black Bean Nachos, layer your chips and toppings for the perfect chip-to-topping ratio. BudgetBytes.com

Spicy Baked Black Bean Nachos

These Ultimate BBQ Chicken Quesadillas are packed with colorful ingredients and deliciously tangy BBQ sauce! #ad BudgetBytes.com

Ultimate BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

This Roasted Sweet Potato Rainbow Salad combines a medley of vibrant colors and flavors, brought together by a bright and creamy dressing. BudgetBytes.com

Roasted Sweet Potato Rainbow Salad with Lime Crema

Spaghetti squash makes a great fiber-filled low-carb substitute for rice in these Southwest Spaghetti Squash Bowls. BudgetBytes.com

Southwest Spaghetti Squash Bowls

This Beef Burrito Casserole is totally customizable and can include all your favorite burrito or nacho toppings. Leftovers reheat great for lunch! Budgetbytes.com

Beef Burrito Casserole

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken is a fast, easy, and flavorful dinner full of southwest flavors. BudgetBytes.com

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken Bowls

Ultimate Southwest Scrambled Eggs make a fast and filling dinner or brunch, and are a great way to use up leftover ingredients in the kitchen. BudgetBytes.com

Ultimate Southwest Scrambled Eggs

Baked Beef and Black Bean Tacos are a fast and easy way to take Taco Tuesday to the next level and is the perfect last minute weeknight meal. BudgetBytes.com

Baked Beef and Black Bean Tacos

Build BBQ Chicken Burrito Bowls are an easy, customizable lunch option that is great both hot or cold! BudgetBytes.com

BBQ Chicken Burrito Bowls

Cheesy Vegetarian Chili Mac - BudgetBytes.com

Cheesy Vegetarian Chili Mac

Vegetable Enchilada Casserole - BudgetBytes.com

Vegetable Enchilada Casserole

Poor Man's Burrito Bowls - BudgetBytes.com

Poor Man’s Burrito Bowls

Turkey Burger Patties

Mini Black Bean Turkey Burgers

Taco Salad Skillet - BudgetBytes.com

Taco Salad Skillet

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

Sweet n Spicy Chicken Bowls - BudgetBytes.com

Sweet n’ Spicy Chicken Bowls

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

Nacho Taters - BudgetBytes.com

Nacho Taters

Pineapple Black Bean Salad - BudgetBytes.com

Pineapple Black Bean Salad

Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup - BudgetBytes.com

Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup

Creamy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas - Budgetbytes.com

SNAP Challenge: Creamy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas

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

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

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

Beef & Pineapple Enchiladas

Beef & Pineapple Enchiladas

Chunky Lentil and Vegetable Soup

Roasted Corn & Zucchini Tacos

Roasted Corn and Zucchini Tacos

Chorizo Sweet Potato Chili

Chorizo Sweet Potato Chili

BBQ Bean Slider

BBQ Bean Sliders

Chili Cornbread Skillet

Chili Cornbread Skillet

Chicken & Pineapple Quesadillas

Chicken & Pineapple Quesadillas

Chicken & Pumpkin Soup

Chicken & Pumpkin Soup

Southwest Steak Bowls

Southwest Steak Bowls