Staff Picks

Baked Beans

Rating: 4 stars 7
A dish of baked beans is a welcome addition to any backyard barbecue, family reunion potluck, or football tailgate.

Rum Baked Beans

Rating: 4 stars 2
Rum is the secret ingredient in this baked bean recipe.

Ham-and-Bean Soup Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 4
A leftover Easter ham bone is the foundation for this easy, hearty meal.

Burrito Bowls Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 1
Charred corn, seasoned black beans, creamy avocado, tangy pico de gallo, cilantro-lime rice—every bite of this burrito in a bowl is a delicious surprise.

Home-Style Butterbeans

These Southern-style butterbeans are flavored wtih bacon, brown sugar, and onion and offer the convenience of frozen butterbeans.

Slow-Cooker Green Beans Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 2
This recipe frees up precious stove-top space and reminds us of the traditional green beans our grandmothers used to make.

Mini Black Bean and Cheese Enchiladas Recipe

Rating: 2.5 stars 3
Everyone loves enchiladas but all that rolling and filling can be a little labor-intensive on a busy weeknight. So we figured out a way to bake up a pan of delicious mini enchiladas in three easy steps!

Janie May's Baked Beans

No backyard barbecue is complete without some smoky, sweet baked beans.

Navy Bean and Ham Soup Recipe

Rating: 3.5 stars 3
This slow-cooker recipe couldn't be easier.

Capitol Hill Bean Soup Recipe

Rating: 4 stars 4
Hearty bean soup has been on the menu in the Senate's restaurant every day since at least 1903.

Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

Rating: 3 stars 2
This colorful lentil soup is a kitchen staple any time of year.

Smoky White Bean Soup Recipe

You might not believe us, but this Smoky White Bean Soup is ready from start to finish in just 15 minutes.

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White Bean, Fennel, and Italian Sausage Soup with Parmesan Toast Recipe
Rating: 5 stars 2

When the nights start getting colder, the whole family will enjoy coming to the dinner table for this warm and hearty soup.