Kid-Friendly Recipes (80)
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Pasta e Fagioli I
Rich and savory, a wonderful soup, it can be a meal in itself, serve with garlic toast, its great!
30 minutes to 1 hour
Antojitos Minis
Submitted by: sal
These little Mexican inspired appetizers are easy to prepare and the many ingredients may be varied according to taste. Try layering the cheeses and vegetables in different variations for a colorful and exciting platter.
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Under 30 minutes
Seven Layer Tex Mex Dip
Submitted by: Ginny
This super seven layer dip is piled high with Mexican style goodies. Serve it with tortilla chips!
Under 30 minutes
Chicken Chili Soup
Submitted by: CAROL46
Diced chicken is simmered with tomatoes, kidney beans, corn, bell peppers, chili powder, cayenne and cumin in this easy soup.
30 minutes to 1 hour
Quinoa and Black Beans
Submitted by: 3LIONCUBS
Whether you're trying quinoa for the first time or just trying a new recipe for quinoa, this mixture of quinoa, black beans, corn, and spices will make this dish a new favorite.
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30 minutes to 1 hour
Taco Bean Burgers
Submitted by: Wrightone
Quick and Easy fix for dinner or lunch, takes a short amount of time and minimal ingredients. Kids love it! Great change from the sloppy joes rut!
30 minutes to 1 hour
BBQ Chicken Fingers & Beans
Submitted by: BUSH’S® Beans
'My kids just ate this up and wanted more. It's healthy, delicious and a great recipe for little helpers. My son thinks this is the best thing ever created.' Jacqui, AK - Member of the BUSH’S® Beans Moms and Kids Panel.
30 minutes to 1 hour
Mediterranean Pasta and Pesto
Submitted by: BUSH’S® Beans
'I love the taste of bacon with pesto in this pasta and the BUSH’S® Beans have a fresh taste.' Giovanna, MN - Member of the BUSH’S® Beans Moms and Kids Panel.
30 minutes to 1 hour
Layered Mexican Bean Dip
Submitted by: BUSH’S® Beans
'This is a different twist to 7-layer dip. I like the taste of beans combined with sour cream - that's a good idea.' Teri, CA - Member of the BUSH’S® Beans Moms and Kids Panel.
30 minutes to 1 hour
Holiday Apple Side Salad
Submitted by: sharon
This retro holiday salad is sure to be a hit at your next friend or family gathering. Crisp and tart Granny Smith apples, celery, and kidney beans are mixed together with creamy salad dressing in this easy and colorful side dish. Serve on its own, or on a bed of lettuce.
Under 30 minutes
Corn and Black Bean Tortilla Cakes
Submitted by: BUSH’S® Beans
Layered tortillas baked with black beans, green onions, cheddar and Monterey jack cheeses, and corn make this a tasty, easy and filling meal.
30 minutes to 1 hour
Hummus I
Submitted by: Marie
If you only have one recipe for this wonderful dip, this is it. Everything goes into the food processor - garbanzo beans, roasted tahini, lemon juice, garlic, parsley and green onion. Zap, and you have it.
Under 30 minutes
Taco Bake I
Submitted by: Leslie
Browned ground beef mixed with dried taco seasoning is layered in a casserole with canned refried beans and salsa. It is topped with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and baked for 20 to 25 minutes.
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30 minutes to 1 hour
Mexican Pizza I
Submitted by: suesue
Mexican Pizzas are delicious corn tortillas topped with beans, beef and all the delicious taco toppings you can imagine! They can be cut into wedges and served as an appetizer or left whole and served as a main dish.
30 minutes to 1 hour
Extra Easy Hummus
Submitted by: Donalyn
Tahini-free hummus that only takes minutes, and is a favorite with my kids.
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Under 30 minutes
Santa Fe Veggie Quesadillas
Submitted by: Hydeeho
I've made this quick and colorful appetizer for many great dinner parties. Serve with fresh salsa, guacamole or sour cream as dipping sauces-- or by itself. Works great on a large scale as well. Thawed and drained frozen veggies may be substituted for canned. Look for the combination of corn, red pepper and black beans in the grocery store's frozen food section.
Under 30 minutes
Carol's Chicken Chili
Submitted by: ARLEMILLER
Chicken breast, onion, chile peppers and beans make for great white chili sustenance! ere is a good recipe for those cold winter nights - serve with some crusty French bread and a salad. Season to your own taste (some might like it spicier.)
30 minutes to 1 hour
Clemons Family Bean Dip
Submitted by: DONAL
This is a seriously cheesy and beefy bean dip! Grab a bag of your favorite tortilla chips and start dipping. Every time I make this recipe everyone waits to see who will take home the leftovers. It is even better the second day.
30 minutes to 1 hour
Taco Nachos
Submitted by: KJB357
This straightforward nacho recipe is sure to please. Ground beef and cheese are melted over chips to create a gooey, messy and delicious snack.
Under 30 minutes
Split Pea Soup without Pork
Submitted by: SANDY ALBANESE
Just dried peas, celery, carrots, chicken broth and water in this easy, slowly cooked, stovetop soup.
1 to 3 hours
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