Staff Picks

Ham-and-Bean Soup Recipe

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

Slow-Cooker Green Beans Recipe

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

Navy Bean and Ham Soup Recipe

Rating: 4 stars
This slow-cooker recipe couldn't be easier.

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

Rating: 5 stars
It's perfect for dipping, dolloping, and tucking into tacos.

New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

Rating: 5 stars
Where's the cornbread and collard greens?

Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

This colorful lentil soup is a kitchen staple any time of year.

Baked Beans

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

Capitol Hill Bean Soup Recipe

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

Burrito Bowls Recipe

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.

Spiced Crispy Chickpeas

A step above your typical bowl of nuts.

Mini Black Bean and Cheese Enchiladas Recipe

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!

Emily's Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Chef Alon Shaya might be the chef in the family, but he can't take credit for this meal's main event: wife Emily's red beans and rice. Her spicy, tender beans feed a large crowd, especially when served over fluffy, buttery rice.

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Sweet-and-Sour Green Beans

These green beans are the unfailing friend of any occasion.