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!

Black Bean Chalupas with Raw Salsa Verde

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

Black Bean Succotash Crispy Burritos

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

Chicken Chipotle Chili
Credit: Christopher Testani

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

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!

Black Bean & Kale Tortilla Soup

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

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.

Chicken, Celery & Ginger Stir-Fry
Credit: Photography by Sarah Anne Ward

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

Rick Bayless' Greens & Beans Tacos

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

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.

Tangy Cuban Pork with Rice & Beans

Rice and beans is a classic for a reason!

sweet potato black bean enchiladas

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

black bean nachos with tomato tomatillo salad

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

Chipotle Black Bean & Fried Egg Flautas

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

black bean hummus

No chickpeas needed for this simple homemade hummus.