Who doesn’t love a good, refried bean recipe! Using dry beans makes this dish infinitely better tasting and the end result is a rich, dark, silky pot of plant-based goodness. Your vegetarian and meat-loving friends alike will be very thankful for this protein rich, delicious, party-starting appetizer.
2 cups dry beans, soaked*
2 tbsp canola oil
1 cup finely chopped white onion
1 tsp fine sea salt, more to taste
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp chili powder (the kind you make chili con carne with, not spicy hot-chili pepper powder such as cayenne)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
Finely diced fresh Jalapeño chili pepper (avoid seeds and veins to keep the spice level down) - optional
3-4 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
1-2 tbsp fresh lime juice, to taste
This delicious and healthy taco salad recipe is loaded with Canadian beans, vegetables, extra lean beef, baked tortilla chips, cheese, and an easy tex-mex salsa dressing!
Meaty portabella mushrooms add delicious texture and substance in these vegetarian-friendly pepper burrito bowls. Brown rice and beans make a healthy yet satisfying addition to the filling.