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Task Force Recipes: Beans

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Beans

 
Tips and Tricks:
  • Many beans need to be rinsed and drained.
  • If beans settle to the bottom of the can and are difficult to get out, open the bottom of the can.
  • Seasoning mixes are available to add to canned beans.
  • Check out the resources for the Healthier US School Challenge Resource Page for lots of great bean recipes.
  • Salad Bar ingredient ·       
  • Add to Pasta Salad
  • Mix into rice dishes
  • Soup ingredients
  • Season with salsa; garlic & cumin; enchilada sauce
  • Hearty Minestrone Soup

Black (Turtle) Bean, Canned  (100359) - USDA Nutrition Fact Sheet

Menu Ideas:
  • Bean and Cheese Quesadilla
  • Bean Soup
  • Black Bean and Corn Salad
  • Chicken Tortilla Soup (White Chicken Chili)
  • Cuban Black Beans
  • Mexican Lasagna
  • Mexican Rice Casserole
  • Seasoned Black Beans
  • Southwest Chicken Wrap

Great Northern (100373) - USDA Nutrition Fact Sheet

Recipes:
Menu Ideas:
  • 3-Bean Salad
  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
  • Tuscan Vegetable Stew

Kidney (100370) - USDA Nutrition Fact Sheet

Recipes:

Pinto (100365) - USDA Nutrition Fact Sheet

Recipes:

Refried (100362) - USDA Nutrition Fact Sheet

Recipes:
Menu Ideas:
  • Bean and Cheese Quesadilla
  • Bean Tostada
  • Beany Taco Meat
  • Chicken Enchilada Bake
  • Mexican Lasagna
  • Refried Beans with Salsa
  • Tortilla Soup

Vegetarian (100364) - USDA Nutrition Fact Sheet

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Assist the Task Force and submit your recipes and/or tips.  Please send your recipe to the Task Force via DPI: Dino Ante, antonio.ante@dpi.wi.gov.

For questions about this information, contact Antonio Ante (608) 266-3615