14 Awesome Ways to Use Black Beans

Got an extra can of black beans kicking around your pantry? Whether you're craving tacos, veggie burgers, nachos or chili, beans are a great way to add texture and protein to almost any meal!
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Black Bean Chalupas with Raw Salsa Verde

Hot sauce gives the black bean spread on these chalupas a good kick.

Try our Black Bean Chalupas with Raw Salsa Verde

Black Bean Succotash Crispy Burritos

Who needs takeout when you can make heavenly burritos right at home?

Try our Black Bean Succotash Crispy Burritos

Chicken Chipotle Chili

This chili is nice and smoky thanks to a healthy dose of chipotle in adobo.

Try our Chicken Chipotle Chili

mile high nachos supreme with avocado cream

These "mile-high" nachos are great for a crowd... or a fun challenge for one person. Your call!

Try our Mile-High Nachos Supreme with Avocado Cream

Black Bean & Kale Tortilla Soup

Not only is this recipe delicious, but it's straight-up gorgeous, too!

Try our Black Bean & Kale Tortilla Soup

black bean burgers

If you close your eyes and take a bite, you can't tell the difference between this black bean burger and a beefy burger. Well, maybe you can, but it'll be so delicious, you (probably) won't even care.

Try our Black Bean Burgers

Chicken, Celery & Ginger Stir-Fry

Ginger is great for those summer colds we know shouldn't be a thing, but somehow still are.

Try our Chicken, Celery & Ginger Stir-Fry

Rick Bayless' Greens & Beans Tacos

Greens & Beans—fun to say, fun to eat!

Try our Rick Bayless' Greens & Beans Tacos

Black Bean Soup

Put a dollop of sour cream, some tortilla strips, and a generous handful of shredded cheese on top and you're good to go.

Try our Black Bean Soup

Tangy Cuban Pork with Rice & Beans

Rice and beans is a classic for a reason!

Try our Tangy Cuban Pork with Rice & Beans

sweet potato black bean enchiladas

When #MexicanNight and #MeatlessMonday collide, you'll be glad you saved this enchilada recipe.

Try our Sweet Potato & Black Bean Enchiladas

black bean nachos with tomato tomatillo salad

Think of this nacho salad as your gateway to the wonderful world of tomatillos.

Try our Black Bean Nachos with Tomato-Tomatillo Salad

Chipotle Black Bean & Fried Egg Flautas

Melted cheese. Meaty black beans. Warm tortillas. Need we say more?

Try our Chipotle Black Bean & Fried Egg Flautas

black bean hummus

No chickpeas needed for this simple homemade hummus.

Try our Black Bean Hummus