Tuesday, April 24, 2012

What Can You Make With a Can of Black Beans?

Black beans are a staple pantry item for Clean Eaters - they are versatile, filling - and delicious. So...you've opened a can of black beans, and rinsed them to lower the sodium content. What next?

1. Warm black bean and orange salad

Warm Black Bean and Orange salad recipe

2. Black bean hummus with marinated peaches

Black Bean hummus with marinated peaches recipe

3. Black bean breakfast burritos

Black bean breakfast burritos ( just substitute a Clean whole grain wrap for the flour tortilla listed in the recipe! )

4. Chicken, Black Bean, and Spinach Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

Chicken, Black Bean, and Spinach Enchiladas  ( again, sub a whole grain wrap in place of the flour tortilla. )

5. Black Bean Taco Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

( don't like lime? The vinaigrette for this recipe is easily adapted to other flavors, like lemon, or a spicy chipotle pepper )