As holiday gatherings may be smaller this year, celebrating with immediate families or small groups can still be special. In fact, it’s the perfect reason to try new recipes that use simple pantry staples to create sharable dishes everyone will love.
The culinary experts at S&W Beans share these easy ideas for festive recipes using canned beans you likely already have in your cupboard. It doesn’t get much easier — and tastier — than that!
1. Scrumptious Bean and Avocado Toasts
A delectable blend of tomato, avocado, basil, and other seasonings atop toasted bread is why Bean and Avocado Toasts are a family favorite. This simple dish is an easy appetizer or addition to your holiday brunches, adding a touch of savory flavor that is impossible to resist.
2. Sensational Snickerdoodle Hummus
A wholesome dip that tastes like one of your favorite cookies? Yes, please! Serve Snickerdoodle Hummus this holiday and watch as everyone raves. S&W Garbanzos blend with classic snickerdoodle flavors like cinnamon and vanilla for a guilt-free dessert dip. Serve with sliced apples, pretzels, or vanilla wafers.
3. Perfect Pinquito Pico de Gallo
Small but flavor-packed pinquito beans are the highlight of this scoopable masterpiece. Pinquito Beans add a hearty dose of protein to classic pico de gallo salsa with chopped onion, Roma tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, and lime juice. Make Pinquito Pico de Gallo and serve it with tortilla chips, or use as a topping for tacos or enchiladas for a holiday fiesta.
4. Savory Cilantro Chutney Bean Dip
With just the right balance of savory and spice, Cilantro Chutney Bean Dip is a sure crowd-pleaser. In a food processer, blend S&W European Soldier Beans — rare, colorful varieties of beans, exclusively grown and hand-picked by farmers — with flavorful cilantro, fresh ginger, lemon juice, cumin, and more for a delicious dish that will disappear before you know it.
5. Wholesome White Bean and Herb Spread
If you’re looking for a filling and wholesome spread, look no further than this recipe for White Bean and Herb Spread. With ingredients like garlic, onion, fat-free yogurt, and S&W White Beans, it’s sure to be flavorful. One serving of S&W Beans contains 6-9 grams of fiber: a whopping 24-32% of your daily value! Plus, it provides 6-7 grams of protein, which is about the same amount found in one egg!
6. Jacob’s Cattle Turkey Club Pinwheels
These colorful bite-size swirls won’t last long! Featuring ingredients like bacon, turkey, cream cheese, mustard, S&W Jacob’s Cattle Beans and lettuce, Jacob’s Cattle Turkey Club Pinwheels are simple and look beautiful displayed on a serving dish. You can even make them the day before or morning of to save time!