Category Archives: black beans

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Date: January 28th, 2013 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2009/11/16/a-few-of-my-favorite-things/ Modifications: None, actually. Time to table: 15 minutes prep, 6 hours cook time Servings: 5 adults Ben: Like Erin: Love Annie: Like Notes: This was made way easier by the fact that we had shredded … Continue reading

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Burrito Soup

Date: January 1st, 2013 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2008/12/15/crockpot-burrito-soup/ Modifications: We used ground turkey instead of beef, just a personal preference. Time to table: 30 minutes prep, couple hours cook time Servings: 4 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Love Notes: This soup is … Continue reading

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Black Bean Chili with Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard

Date: November 9th, 2012 Recipes: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Black-Bean-Chili-with-Butternut-Squash-and-Swiss-Chard-234146 Modifications: None Time to table: 50 minutes Servings: 6 adults Ben: Like Erin: Like Annie: Like Notes: We’ve made this before and as with many recipes Annie was much of a fan in her younger days. … Continue reading

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Sweet potato and black bean enchiladas

Date: October 16, 2012 Recipe: http://www.acouplecooks.com/2012/10/sweet-potato-and-black-bean-green-enchiladas/ Modifications: None, actually. Well, we forgot the cilantro I guess. Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: 9 good sized enchiladas Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like Notes: These were excellent! They didn’t have any sauce … Continue reading

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Burrito Bowls

Date: August 25th, 2012 Recipe: Chipotle cilantro lime rice: (I got the recipe from a website, but I cannot remember where, apologies) Long grain brown rice, cooked according to directions When the rice is done, add 1 T of butter, … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn Salad

Date: August 11, 2012 Recipe: Ingredients: 9 ears of corn 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained 2 red peppers, chopped 1 orange pepper, chopped 1 bunch green onions, chopped Some chopped cilantro (Served on the side due to both … Continue reading

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Southwestern Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Date: July 18th, 2012 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2012/05/06/meatless-monday-southwestern-stuffed-sweet-potatoes/ Modifications:  None Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: 3 potatoes Ben: LOVE Erin: Love Annie: Dislike, so she says. Notes: We’re big fans of twice baked potatoes in this house, so I don’t know why … Continue reading

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Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Photo from Kate’s instagram Date: 5/21/2012 Recipe: http://www.eating-for-england.com/quinoa-salad-beans-avocado/ Modifications: I made a double batch – in one, I left the cumin out of the dressing since Kate hates it. Time to table: 30 minutes prep Servings: 4-5 adults Ben: Like Erin: … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Foil Packet Tacos

Date: 5/8/2012 Recipe: http://tastykitchen.com/recipes/main-courses/sweet-potato-foil-packet-tacos/ Modifications: I used ground turkey, black beans, and did not peel the sweet potatoes. I didn’t have tomato sauce, so I just used some crushed tomatoes instead. We use this taco seasoning recipe. Time to table: 30 … Continue reading

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Chili Macaroni and Cheese

Date: 4/18/2012 Recipe: http://weelicious.com/2011/02/02/four-bean-chili-mac-cheese/ Modifications: I added a lot of sour cream since I was using 2% milk and because sour cream is delicious, and I think I used too much pasta so I added more chili and cheese to compensate. … Continue reading

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