Quick and Easy Taco Soup

Quick and Easy Taco Soup

Quick and Easy Taco Soup is perfect for a cold autumn night. With ground beef, two types of beans, bell peppers, corn, and tomatoes, it works well for a potluck dinner or to feed a large family.

Cabbage and Sausage Rigatoni

Cabbage and Sausage Rigatoni

Cabbage and Sausage Rigatoni is comfort food, perfect for weeknight dinners. Packed with Italian sausage, cabbage, cannellini beans, and wonderful flavor, it’s a new favorite I will be making often.

Garlic Bean Risotto with Brisket

Garlic Bean Risotto with Brisket

This Garlic Bean Risotto with Brisket is one I came up with one day when I had some leftover brisket in my fridge and a hankering to accomplish making homemade risotto. Adding the white beans just sounded yummy. I like to nickname this recipe Cowboy 

Refried Black Beans

Refried Black Beans

Refried Black Beans is the perfect side dish for your favorite Mexican food. It goes especially well with enchiladas or tacos. Slow cooked on the stove for several hours and seasoned with garlic, onion, hot sauce and more, these beans will have you going back 

Ground Beef and Bean Enchiladas

Ground Beef and Bean Enchiladas

We love Mexican food at our house and Ground Beef and Bean Enchiladas is one of our favorite dishes. I like to use my Ground Beef Taco Meat for the filling, with a Homemade Enchilada Sauce to go over it.

Corn and Black Bean Salad

Corn and Black Bean Salad

Corn and Black Bean Salad is a delicious and easy recipe to make this summer. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or even a family picnic. It’s a cool and refreshing dish to make after a long, hot day. 

Thick Venison Chili

Thick Venison Chili

For the first 15 years of our marriage, our family practically lived on venison that my husband hunted, both deer and elk. After much trial and error, I learned the best recipes for using the roasts, steaks, and burger. This Thick Venison Chili recipe is 

Garlic Hummus with Smoked Paprika

Garlic Hummus with Smoked Paprika

This recipe for Garlic Hummus with Smoked Paprika is one of the easiest hummus recipes I’ve made. And it’s so delicious. I could eat it every day, or almost every day. My daughters love it as well.

Game Day Chili with Beer

Game Day Chili with Beer

I love Game Day Chili with Beer that simmers long and slow on the stove. Seasoned with ground beef, kidney beans, tomatoes, onion, garlic, green chiles–and dark beer.

Black Bean Beef Flautas

Black Bean Beef Flautas

Our family enjoys these Black Bean Beef Flautas that are baked in the oven, not fried. Spicy ground burger and black beans rolled up in a crunchy flour tortilla. So yummy!