40 of the Best Recipes Using Black Beans

Over the previous few months, we’ve been celebrating pantry staples and sharing a few of our favourite techniques to use them. (Remember my chickpea round up?)

Today we’re talking all about those glorious black beans. I’ve been cooking with black beans ever since I will be able to take into accout. My mom used to add black beans, chickpeas and different types of beans to her well-known Puerto Rican recipes, which at all times inspired me to experiment with differing kinds of beans.

Did you already know that black beans are in the “pulses” circle of relatives? Today I’m partnering up with USA Pulses to show some superb tactics to make use of black beans and to proportion all of the nice tactics to incorporate pulses into some of my favourite wholesome staple recipes — from salads and soups to breakfast and even dessert!

What are pulses?

Pulses are dry peas, chickpeas, lentils and beans (like black beans!) They’re an important source of plant-based protein and fiber, and are extremely versatile for candy and savory recipes. I especially love them because they’re shelf-stable and super nutritious — in reality a pantry very important all year spherical.

Benefits of cooking with pulses

Head to www.pulses.org for much more information, tips & tricks for cooking with pulses!

Black bean recipes for every meal

These healthy black bean recipes have lots of flavor and vitamins. I incorporated a mixture of candy and savory recipes, plus plenty of gluten unfastened and vegan black bean recipes. You’ll find burgers, enchiladas, chilis, salads, fun appetizers, breakfast ideas and even brownies! There’s truly a black bean recipe for each meal.

I hope you love these wholesome black bean recipes! If you are making any of them, you should definitely head to the recipe to depart a remark and a ranking. I truly appreciate it — xo!

Apps & Snacks

hand scooping healthy 7-layer dip out of a glass pan with a chip

Fresh & Healthy 7-Layer Dip

Vegetarian Plantain & Black Bean Taco Cups

Ultimate Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins

Tofu Vegan Nachos with Cashew Cheese Sauce

Hearty Salads

sweet potato taco bowl with black beans and avocado

Vegetarian Southwest Sweet Potato Taco Bowls

Fiesta Mango Black Bean Quinoa Salad

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High-Protein Black Bean Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwiches

Roasted Sweet Potato Black Bean Salad with Pineapple Corn Salsa

Healthy Southwest Pasta Salad with Chipotle-Lime Greek Yogurt Dressing

Middle Eastern Chickpea & Black Bean Salad

Tacos, Enchiladas & Burritos

lifting a slice of black bean enchilada casserole with a spatula

Chipotle Black Bean Roasted Veggie Enchilada Casserole

Jalapeño Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos with Avocado-Lime Crema

Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas with Avocado Lime Crema

Spicy Black Bean Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sour Cream Sauce

Low Carb Chicken Zucchini Enchilada Bake

Vegan Butternut Squash Lasagna with Garlic Tahini Tofu Cream

Black Bean, Corn and Quinoa Enchilada Bake (or dip!)

Spicy Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas with Chipotle Greek Yogurt Sauce

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet

Healthy Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Avocado Breakfast Burritos

Chilis & Soups

bowl of vegetarian chili with black beans topped with lime, avocado and cilantro

Actually, the Best Vegetarian Chili Ever

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Quick & Easy Black Bean Soup

The Best Healthy Turkey Chili

Slow Cooker Black Bean Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Black Bean, Sweet Potato, and Quinoa Chili with Smoked Chipotle

Two-Bean and Corn Chipotle Turkey Chili

Slow Cooker Black Bean Quinoa Pumpkin Chicken Chili

Vegetarian Black Bean Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Black Bean, Quinoa & Chicken Tortilla Soup

Creative Dinner Ideas

tuna mac and cheese with black beans in a skillet

Stovetop Southwest Tuna Mac and Cheese

Ultimate Vegan Black Bean Burgers with Creamy Tahini Garlic Sauce

3-Ingredient Grilled Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Layered Roasted Veggie, Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tortilla Pie

The Most Delicious Meatless Black Bean Loaf with Creamy Avocado Verde Sauce (vegan, gluten free)

Better Than Chipotle DIY Chicken Burrito Bowls

Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Black Bean, Corn & Sweet Potato

New Mexican Green Chile Black Bean Burgers

Sweet Treats

black bean muffin with chocolate chips on a wire rack

Flourless Black Bean Brownie Muffins

New & Improved Healthy Avocado Black Bean Brownies

This submit is in partnership with USA Pulses. All text and opinions are my very own.

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