14 Recipes You Can Make With a Tin of Beans

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Beans are a store cupboard staple which means they’re perfect when you’re short of fresh ingredients but still need to get a delicious and nutritious meal on the table.

There are so many options when it comes to canned beans and for most of the recipes below you can switch out the beans for any type you have on hand. 

Beans are nutritious and packed with protein so you can feel great about adding them to your meals plus they’re guaranteed to keep you full for hours. Plus they’re cheap!

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Tinned Bean Recipes

Veggie Nachos with Black Beans

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Veggie Nachos with Black Beans
These veggie nachos are as good for feeding a crowd at a party as they are for a quick dinner! With quick black beans, plenty of cheese and an easy pico de gallo this is a dream vegetarian recipe.
20 minutes
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Hearty Quinoa Chilli with Beans

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Hearty Quinoa Chilli with Beans
This vegan quinoa chilli recipe is such a hearty and warming Mexican inspired dinner! Vegetarian chilli makes for a delicious weeknight recipe and it's so easy too.
45 minutes
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Breakfast Skillet with Spicy Beans

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Breakfast Skillet with Spicy Beans
This healthy breakfast skillet is loaded with spicy beans and runny eggs. It's such an easy and delicious brunch perfect served with crusty bread.
20 minutes
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Vegan Breakfast Tacos with Black Beans

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Vegan Breakfast Tacos with Black Beans
These vegan breakfast tacos are so easy and need just a few simple ingredients. Serve with a quick salsa and all your favourite toppings for a Mexican style breakfast! 
15 minutes
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Vegan Stew with Beans & Sweet Potato

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Vegan Stew with Sweet Potato & Beans
Healthy vegan stew is the perfect winter warmer full of nourishing hearty ingredients like beans, quinoa and sweet potato. Serve with crusty bread for an easy dinner.
30 minutes
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Roasted Red Pepper Soup with White Beans

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup with White Beans
This roasted red pepper soup is rich and comforting thanks to the coconut milk and smoked paprika. It's a delicious winter warmer that's suitable for vegans.
25 minutes
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Spicy Soup with Beans & Rice

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Spicy Soup with Beans and Rice
Spicy soup with beans and rice is a healthy, vegetarian dinner recipe full of Mexican flavour. It's easy to make, dairy free and leave off the cheese to make it vegan! 
30 minutes
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One Pot Fish Stew with White Beans

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One Pot Fish Stew with White Beans
This healthy one pot fish stew is made hearty with the addition of white beans and is full of mediterranean flavour! Serve up with some crusty bread for an easy weeknight dinner.
30 minutes
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Veggie Fajitas with Beans & Peppers

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Veggie Fajitas with Beans and Peppers
Fancy Mexican food without the meat? Then these veggie fajitas are just what you need. They're quick and easy to make and use simple store cupboard ingredients so you can have a healthy Mexican dinner any night of the week! 
30 minutes
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Smoky Bean Stew with Kale

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Smoky Bean Stew with Kale
This vegan butter bean stew recipe is a healthy cold weather recipe. It's hearty enough to be served on its own or with some crusty bread.
45 minutes
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Tuna Salad with Garlic Toasts

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Tuna Salad with Garlic Toasts
This healthy tuna salad recipe with white beans and a lemony olive oil dressing served over garlic toasts makes an incredible quick lunch or easy dinner.
20 minutes
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Easy Mixed Bean Chilli with Roasted Red Peppers

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Easy Mixed Bean Chilli with Roasted Red Peppers
This healthy vegan bean chilli is made from a mixture of kidney and black beans for an easy and filling Mexican style dinner. Serve with rice, in wraps or on nachos!
40 minutes
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Halloumi, Kale & White Bean Bake

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Halloumi, Kale & White Bean Bake
This halloumi, kale & white bean bake is what vegetarian dinner dreams are made of! Serve with a loaf of crusty bread or a big green salad to keep it gluten free.
40 minutes
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Veggie Pesto Pasta Soup with Kale

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Veggie Pesto Pasta Soup with Kale
Vegetarian pasta soup is so super comforting. It's got loads of Italian flavour and fills you up thanks to plenty of vegetables and beans!
35 minutes
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