The Pulse on Cooking With Beans

The Best Bean Recipes from Around the World

In honor of World Pulses Day, the U.S. Dry Bean Council worked with 15 influencers to develop dishes that highlight the flavors of cultures around the world.

Cook like the pros with these recipes from some of the top blogger cooks in the nation. These individuals have found the pulse on pulses, perfecting their craft to create their culinary bean fair. Try one, or try them all!

Black-Eyed Peas and Spinach Curry served
Black-Eyed Peas and Spinach Curry 681 1025 Eat USA Beans

Black-Eyed Peas and Spinach Curry

Amisha Gurbani, thejamlab.co
My Black-Eyed Peas and Spinach Curry recipe is the way my mom prepared it and is very special to me as it reminds me of home, and my childhood.

Black Bean Dessert
Che Dau Den (Vietnamese Black Bean Dessert) 1200 858 Eat USA Beans

Che Dau Den (Vietnamese Black Bean Dessert)

Trang Doan, Wild Wild Whisk
Get ready for a healthy 30-minute meal! This Vegetarian Succotash Stir-Fry recipe is made with fresh vegetables, lima beans, and light brown rice.

Mexican Charro Beans in bowl
Easy and Delicious Mexican Charro Beans Recipe 681 454 Eat USA Beans

Easy and Delicious Mexican Charro Beans Recipe

Betzy Cuellar, My Latina Journey
Beans have become a go to for many as they can be served in many different dishes, such as this Mexican Charro Beans recipe.

Kali Chana close up
Kali Chana {Pindi Chole} 681 1027 Eat USA Beans

Kali Chana {Pindi Chole}

Chitra Goel (Sophie), My Dainty Soul Curry
Punjabi-style Kali Chana or Spicy Garbanzo beans curry made with homemade spices and curry sauce. It’s rich, indulgent, and so addictive.

Kidney Bean and Kale Tacos
Kidney Bean and Kale Tacos 681 1025 Eat USA Beans

Kidney Bean and Kale Tacos

Sher Castellano, With Food + Love
These Kidney Bean and Kale Tacos are hearty, healthy, and full of plant-based protein. They’re also naturally vegan and gluten-free.

Kidney Bean Burger 681 1022 Eat USA Beans

Kidney Bean Burger

Kanan Patel, Spice Up The Curry
This is the BEST kidney bean burger you’ll ever try! Indian spiced kidney bean & sweet potato patty is topped with delicious, creamy yogurt sauce and sauteed onion, bell pepper.

Locro soup from Argentina
Locro 640 426 Eat USA Beans

Locro

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Locro is a classic Argentinian dish similar to American chili, made with a variety of beans and multiple types of meat.

Navy Bean Sundal Salad
Navy Bean Sundal Salad 681 1025 Eat USA Beans

Navy Bean Sundal Salad

Priya Lakshminarayan, Cookilicious
Here is a snack you can make in just 15 minutes! Sundal is a very nutritious vegan snack where Navy Beans are cooked then tossed in a flavorful seasoning.

Red Bean Sweet Rolls stacked
Red Bean Sweet Rolls 681 681 Eat USA Beans

Red Bean Sweet Rolls

Sylvie Gruber, A Baking Journey
These Red Bean Sweet Rolls are like your favourite Cinnamon Rolls, but filled with Sweet Red Bean Paste instead — perfect for breakfast, brunch, morning and afternoon Tea!

Refried Pinto Beans close up
Refried Pinto Beans 681 1025 Eat USA Beans

Refried Pinto Beans

Palak Patel, The Chutney Life
These Refried Pinto Beans are great for enchiladas, or tacos, and can be made ahead of time if you’re on a meal prep kick!

Slow-Cooker Italian Chickpea Soup close up
Slow-Cooker Italian Chickpea Soup 681 1025 Eat USA Beans

Slow-Cooker Italian Chickpea Soup

Tiffany La Forge, Parsnips and Pastries
This hearty and healthy Italian Chickpea Soup is full of vegetables, fiber, and nutrients and is easily made in your slow-cooker.

Dahl Roti Thali Cafe
Tarka Dal & Roti 1122 748 Eat USA Beans

Tarka Dal & Roti

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A favourite of Thali chef Asha, who often cooks a big pot of this deeply flavoursome and wholesome dal for family and friends.

Tutu De Feijao - Brazilian Refried Beans in bowl
Tutu de Feijão (Brazilian Refried Beans) 681 1025 Eat USA Beans

Tutu de Feijão (Brazilian Refried Beans)

Olivia Mesquita, Olivia’s Cuisine
Tutu de Feijão is a typical Brazilian dish that is a must-try if you’re a bean lover!

Vegan Black Bean Meatballs
Vegan Black Bean Meatballs 681 679 Eat USA Beans

Vegan Black Bean Meatballs

Flavia Machioni, @flaviamachioni
How about new ways of enjoying our beloved and so traditional black beans?! These vegan meatballs are the perfect recipe for you to try.

Vegetarian Succotash Stir-Fry spoonful
Vegetarian Succotash Stir-Fry 681 472 Eat USA Beans

Vegetarian Succotash Stir-Fry

Derrick Worthey, This Worthey Life
Get ready for a healthy 30-minute meal! This Vegetarian Succotash Stir-Fry recipe is made with fresh vegetables, lima beans, and light brown rice.

Vietnamese Chicken and Bean Stew
Vietnamese Chicken and Bean Stew [gà nấu đậu] 681 452 Eat USA Beans

Vietnamese Chicken and Bean Stew [gà nấu đậu]

Suzanne Nuyen, Bun Bo Bae
A favourite of Thali chef Asha, who often cooks a big pot of this deeply flavoursome and wholesome dal for family and friends.