Beans are great when you want an easy side dish to complement the rest of your meal. Discover just how much you can do with beans with these bean recipes that are easy to follow!

New Beans


Italian Green Beans Recipe

Side dishes don't have to be boring, especially if you have this Italian green beans recipe. Bonus points for this dish being so quick to prep and cook too!

13 mins


Cranberry Beans Recipe

Cranberry beans are a tender, nutty bean that is rich in protein. You can use this recipe to make a simple side dish that will complete your meals.

5 hrs 50 mins

Instant Pot

Red Beans Instant Pot Recipe

There is no soaking involved in this red beans instant pot recipe. You get a dish that's versatile enough to be used in a variety of dishes as well.

53 mins


Purple Hull Peas Recipe

Purple hull peas simmered until flavorful are a classic Southern side dish. They are also cooked with okra and bacon bits.

2 hrs 10 mins


Southern Green Beans Recipe

Upgrade your vegetable side with this southern green beans recipe. They are slow cooked with Cajun seasoning and served with crisp bacon.

1 hr 50 mins


Frijoles Puercos Recipe

Made with refried beans, chipotle pepper, cheese, and chorizo, frijoles puercos is a Mexican appetizer that you can now make at home.

25 mins


Che Ba Mau Recipe

This Che Ba Mau or Vietnamese 3-color dessert offers the perfect summer treat! It's made of green agar jelly, red beans, & yellow mung beans.

6 hrs 15 mins


Pad Prik King Recipe

Pad prik king is a Thai green bean dish with tofu, chili, and a seasoning of lemongrass, galangal, onion, and cilantro.

1 hr 25 mins


Crack Green Beans Recipe

Even non-vegetable eaters will fall in love with these crack green beans. They're served with crispy bacon to add some crunch and saltiness.

1 hr

Popular Beans


Smoked Baked Beans Recipe

The perfect balance of flavors is what these smoked baked beans are all about. They're a great side dish to any summer barbecue.

3 hrs 15 mins


Garlic Parmesan Green Beans with Bacon Recipe

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans with Bacon is such a delicious and classic side dish.  Tender green beans cooked in garlic and parmesan with added bacon will be a winner at the dinner table!
20 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Green Beans With Almonds Recipe

This pan-roasted green beans with almonds dish offer a light and crunchy bite, made with simple seasonings, for a quick 15-minute side.

15 mins


Cajun Brew Pork N’ Beans Recipe

This easy crockpot pork and beans recipe racks up a bit of spice with some Cajun seasoning and is made extra meaty with bacon.

6 hrs 10 mins


Garlic Butter String Beans Recipe

Garlic Butter String Beans (green beans) are the perfect easy side dish! Everyone will love these delectable tender-crisp string beans. A delicious healthier addition to your table. 
25 mins


Barbecue Calico Beans Recipe

An easy crockpot calico beans recipe made of sweet tangy sauce and combined with a smokey kick of barbecue. It's a hearty chili-like concoction worth sharing.

4 hrs 15 mins

Recommended Beans


Pressure Cooker Baked Beans Recipe

If you need a showstopping side dish, then look no further than these baked beans. They're cooked in a pressure cooker with molasses, cloves, & mustard.
12 mins


Winter Vegetable Chili Recipe

Hearty and flavorful, this healthy Winter Vegetable Chili offers just the right spice, with butternut squash, beans, parsnip, herbs, and lots of spices!
57 mins


Vegetable Noodle Soup Recipe

Whip up this healthy and hearty vegetable noodle soup consisted of carrots, onions, celery, diced tomatoes, beans, with egg noodles in chicken broth.
50 mins

Pan-Fry & Skillet

Cornbread-Topped Skillet Chili Recipe

Top your favorite skillet chili with cornbread batter, bake in the oven for 30 minutes and you’ve just made yourself the ultimate comfort food.
1 hr

Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Slow Cooker Taco Spice Chili Recipe

This slow cooker taco spice chili is the perfect home-cooked meal for people on the go. Just toss in your meat, spices, and of course, taco seasoning.
8 hrs 15 mins


Green Beans with Bread Crumbs Recipe

Make your green beans more appealing with this no-fuss recipe! It flavors the healthy veg with a mix of dried herbs, with added crunch from bread crumbs.
25 mins


Easy Stovetop Baked Beans Recipe

Serve an appetizing side dish with this stovetop baked beans. It comes with bacon and onions in a rich tomato sauce sweetened with sugar and molasses.
40 mins


Sweet and Sour Beans Recipe

Simple, easy, and tasty, this sweet and sour beans recipe combines various kinds of beans, bacon, and white wine vinegar for a loaded and flavorful dish.
1 hr 40 mins


Kale and White-Bean Stew Recipe

Have a serving of this hearty and savory white-bean soup that combines the flavors of kale with beans, sausages, diced tomatoes, onions, and garlic.
45 mins


Tender Green Beans Recipe

Transform frozen green peas into a tasty dish with this easy recipe. It's made with spicy pork sausage and garlic for a scrumptious bite.
1 hr


Fiery Hot Chili Recipe

Have a spoonful of this savory and easy-to-make Fiery Hot Chili dish that's made with tomato sauce, ground beef, chili powder, pinto beans, and spices!
2 hrs