5-Ingredient Recipes That Start with Canned Beans
A comforting dish doesn't have to be complicated. Each of these protein-packed recipes come together with a can of beans and 4 other ingredients (not counting basics like water, oil, salt or pepper).
Sweet potatoes and black beans roll up together for a quesadilla that’s easy, fast, fun and delicious. —Brittany Hubbard, St. Paul, Minnesota
You only need five ingredients to fix this thick and flavorful stew. It's so easy to make and always a favorite with my family. I top bowls of it with a sprinkling of shredded cheese. —Teresa D'Amato, East Granby, Connecticut
Our home economists coat chickpeas with simple seasonings to make a low-fat snacking sensation. This chickpea recipe rivals calorie-laden varieties sold in stores.
Everyone at my table goes for this feel-good soup. It is quick when you’re pressed for time and beats fast food, hands down. —Darlis Wilfer, West Bend, Wisconsin
A friend gave me this recipe, which my sons say is a keeper. For a change of pace, spoon the tasty filling into soft tortillas. —Sarah Johnston, Lincoln, Nebraska
The unusual blend of sausage and beans with coleslaw makes this soup for a cold winter night the definition of complete comfort food. The recipe doubles easily, so serve a crowd and pair with crusty bread and a tossed salad. —Stacey Bennett, Locust Grove, Virginia
Filling, fast-fixing and fabulous flavor make this hefty dish sure to become a family favorite. —Barbara Musgrove, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
No time for a healthy meal? Nonsense! This is a quick and nutritious dinner that's done in just 25 minutes. —Frances Pietsch, Flower Mound, Texas