Bean From Humble to Haute: Top 10 Bean Hacks That Will Bean-A-Fide Your World!

1. Black Bean Burgers: Healthy alternative to beef burgers. Add spices into the mashed black beans, make patties and then grilled or baked for a satisfying meal.

2. Spicy Three-Bean Chili: Choose any type of bean and simmered in a flavorful tomato-based sauce with spices. Garnish with your favorite topping like sour cream, shredded cheese, and chopped onions.

3. Smoky Chipotle Bean Dip: A perfect appetizer or snacks. Serve the smoky chipotle bean with tortilla chips, crudités, or pita bread.

4. Chickpea Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Feta: A side dish, summer lunch, flavorful salad with chickpeas, sun-dried tomatoes, crumbled feta cheese, and a lemon vinaigrette dressing.

5. Chickpea Sweet Potato Stew: A curry with flavorful chickpea, potatoes and fragrant curry sauce. A perfect weeknight meal.

6. Lentil Shepherd's Pie: A classic twist in pie recipe. Replace ground lamb as another option and topped with creamy mashed potatoes.

7. Salad with Toasted Sesame Oil and Ginger: Salad is a protein source. Featuring with delicious dressing of toasted sesame oil, ginger, and soy sauce.

8. Bean and Vegetable Burrito Bowls: Burrito bowl consist of brown rice, black beans, corn, salsa, avocado and feature with your favorite topping.

9. White Bean and Cannellini Bean Pasta: Flavorful dish featuring with white beans, cannellini beans, cherry tomatoes, and fresh herbs in a light garlic and olive oil sauce.

10. Creamy White Bean Soup A hearty soup, combo of white beans, Italian sausage, and kale. It’s a perfect combo for a chill day.