Recipes

Barley Lentil Soup

Whole grains, combined with high-protein lentils make for a delicious and healthy soup perfect for those cold winter nights!

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BBQ Black Bean Pizza

Ingredients 2 cans black beans rinsed and drained(or sub an equal amount of previously cooked chicken for a BBQ chicken pizza) 1/2 C barbeque sauce(homemade or look for one that has minimal ingredients) 1 large onion(or 2 small), sliced or...

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Bean Lasagna

Serves 8 (1.8 kg) 2 cups (500 mL) cooked red kidney beans OR 1-19 oz can (540 mL) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained ½ lb (250 g) lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 13 oz...

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Beans and Franks Tuscan Style

Ingredients 1 pound turkey Italian sausage 1/4 cup water 1 red bell pepper 1 green bell pepper 1 red or white onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1-2 Tablespoons oil 1 15-ounce can Light Red Kidney beans, drained, rinsed 1 15-ounce...

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Beany Tetrazzini

Ingredients 2-1/4 qts. Pasta twists, cooked 1-1/2 lbs. (3 cups) Cooked cubed chicken breast Pinto and/or Light Red Kidney beans (3 cans, 15 oz. each, rinsed and drained, or 4-1/2 cups cooked dry-packaged, rinsed and drained) 1 oz. (1/3 cup)...

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Beet and Bean Borscht

A tasty and satisfying classic from Baba! 3 tbsp (45 mL) canola oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 2 carrots, diced 3 celery stalks, diced 3 cup (750 mL) green cabbage, shredded 3 cup (750 mL) beets, peeled and chopped 10 cup (2.5 L) reduced sodium vegetable or beef stock* 1-19 oz can (540 mL)...

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Black Bean Antojito

1-19 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 lime, squeezed for juice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander Pinch each salt and pepper 1 avocado, pitted and sliced 3 red peppers, roasted and...

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Black Bean Antojitos

A quick appetizer for a party or just as a snack at home, Black Bean Antojitos are easy to prepare and a great addition to any event!   1-19 oz can Black Beans, rinsed and drained 1 lime, squeezed for...

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Black Bean Wraps with Cashew Cream

Ingredients For the Cashew Cream: 1 cup cashew nuts, raw and unsalted lemon juice, from one small lemon 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 5 tablespoons boiling water For the Wraps: 1 cup cooked white rice, brown rice, or wild rice...

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Black Bean, Chickpea & Avocado Salad

DRESSING 1 tsp Lime rind 1/4 Cup Lime juice 1/4 Cup Olive Oil 2 Cloves Garlic, minced 1 Jalapeno, finely chopped Salt & Pepper to taste Directions: Whisk together all ingredients. Set aside. SALAD 2 Cups Cooked Black Beans or ...

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Broccoli and Cheddar White Bean Spread

Ingredients 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) broccoli florets 1 can (540 mL) cannellini beans or white kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup (250 mL) shredded old Cheddar cheese 1 clove garlic, minced 3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil 3 tbsp...

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Brown Rice & Toasted Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) brown rice, rinsed 1 cup (250 mL) frozen corn kernels, thawed 3 large plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise 6 green onions 1 can (540 mL) black beans, drained and rinsed 3/4 tsp (4 mL) dried oregano...

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Chicken Cassoulet

1 cup (250 mL) dry navy beans, soaked according to package 8 bone-in chicken thighs  1 medium Polish sausage, cooked (optional) 1-10 oz can (284 mL) tomato juice  1-28 oz can (796 mL) tomatoes, halved 1 tbsp (15 mL) Worcestershire...

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Chicken Salad Chapala

Ingredients Vegetable cooking spray 4 flour tortillas (8-inch) 16 ounces chicken breast, cooked, shredded or cubed 1 can (15 ounces) Pinto or Red Kidney beans or 1 1/2 cups cooked dry-packaged Pinto or Red Kidney beans, rinsed, drained 1 can...

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Chicken, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoe & Smoked Gouda Perogies

*As featured on CTV Morning January 21st, 2015 Ingredients DOUGH 1 Large Egg 5 mL Salt 300 mL Water 60 mL Vegetable oil 750 mL All purpose flour 230 mL Navy bean flour (or pinto bean flour for a unique...

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Chickpea Hummus

Preparation time: 10 minutes / Cooking time: none/ Serves 20 (600 g) Ingredients 2 cups (500 mL) cooked chickpeas OR 1 – 19 oz can (540 mL) chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/3 cup (75 mL) tahini paste or peanut butter...

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Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 cup (125 mL) canned navy beans, rinsed and drained 1 egg 2 tbsp (30 mL) canola oil 3/4 cup (175 mL) packed brown sugar 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract 1/2 cup (125 mL) semi-sweet chocolate chips 1...

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Country Chili

Serves 16 Preparation time: 20 minutes / Cooking time: 25 minutes 1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef 1 tbsp canola oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups (500 mL) onion, chopped 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 2 celery...

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Cowboy Calico Beans

Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 large sweet onion, chopped 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup ketchup 3 tablespoons cider vinegar s 2 tablespoons yellow mustard 1 can (16 ounces) butter beans, drained 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans,...

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Cranberry Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Christmas is coming soon; why not make a delicious baked good with all the benefits of pulses!

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