Bean Dishes - Recipes for Beans
South American Beans - Beans Recipes
Each Latin American country seems to have its own preferred variety of bean, and a traditional recipe to go with it.
Smoky Black Bean Chili with Ham - Guiso de Frijoles Negros con Jamón
A rich and smoky black bean chili, perfect for chilly nights.
Feijoada - Brazilian Black Beans with Smoked Meats
This savory black bean and meat stew is the national dish of Brazil, traditionally enjoyed for lunch on Saturday.
Chilean Bean and Corn Stew
A Chilean specialty, porotos granados is a savory vegetarian stew of fresh cranberry beans, squash, and corn.
Black Eyed Peas and Rice - Arroz con Frijol Carita
Slightly spicy black and eyed peas and rice for a quick and tasty meal.
Peruvian-style Frijoles Escabechados
These Peruvian-style black beans are prepared "escabechado", which means something similar to "pickled", but results in a great sweet/sour flavor combination.
Colombian Red Beans - Frijoles Colombianos
This is quick version of the traditional Colombian red beans and rice, using canned beans in order to skip the overnight soaking and long cooking.
Slow Cooker Red Lentils - Menestra de Lentejas
This flavorful lentil stew can be prepared on the stove or in a slow cooker.
Lima Bean Salad - Ensalada de Pallares
Enjoy this lima bean salad made with tender lima beans, onions, and tomatoes tossed in a lime juice vinaigrette.
Black-eyed Pea Salsa - Salsa de Frijol de Carita
This spicy and slightly sweet bean salsa is great with tortilla chips.
Chorizo, Black Bean & Cheese Empanadas
Delicious empanadas filled with smoky chorizo sausage and black beans.