Beans: Veggies With Protein, or Protein-packed Veggies?

April 25th, 2017

No matter how you look at them, beans are a fantastic source of protein and vitamins that can fuel just about any meal. And thanks to our friends at the USDA, we’ve got a few bean-filled recipes to share with you:

Layered Black Bean Dip
Looking for a healthy snack for game day? This Layered Black Bean Dip is colorful, wholesome and tasty. Kids in the kitchen can help with the mashing, mixing, and layering. Paired with veggie sticks or baked whole wheat tortilla chips, this is recipe is a winner!

Garden Cannellini Bean Salad
Chopped tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers combine with cannellini (white) beans, almonds, and a simple vinaigrette, for a delicious and satisfying salad.

White Bean Bruschetta
Try this tasty bruschetta with crispy bread topped with white beans, tomatoes, and spices. Served as a side dish or an appetizer, it is sure to be a crowd pleaser!