Mexican Bean Dishes

Beans are a mainstay of Mexican cuisine, whether black beans with rice or refried pinto beans tucked into a tortilla. Take advantage of these healthy legumes in your Mexican menu.

Pork Mole with Coriander Rice and Barracho Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

A homemade mole sauce flavors lean pork tenderloin in this Mexican-style recipe.

Mexican Pizza

Parents

Refried beans and salsa stand in for marinara sauce in this tasty Mexican Pizza recipe. Take the toppings South of the border, too, by sprinkling on corn, chopped avocado and cilantro.

Total: 40 mins

Skillet Tostadas

Better Homes and Gardens

Corn tortillas are typically used in tostadas, which are simply open-faced tacos. You can find tostada shells in the grocery store, or you can create your own by crisping up corn tortillas in hot oil in a skillet.

Total: 25 mins

Black Beans and Rice

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Seasoned Black Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

Bean Burritos

Better Homes and Gardens

Burritos are rolled Mexican or Tex-Mex sandwiches, traditionally filled with refried beans. Today's variation is a large flour tortillas wrapped around such fillings such as beans, tomatoes, avocados, and cheese. Serve this meatless, high-fiber main dish with salsa.

Chili-Cornbread Skillet

Family Circle

You need only five ingredients and one skillet to fix this main-dish recipe. Top the ground turkey and chili bean filling with cornbread batter made from a mix and bake right in the skillet.

Spicy Tex-Mex Pizza

Better Homes and Gardens

This easy vegetarian corn and bean pizza comes together in minutes.

Tortilla Pillows

Parents

Who needs those packaged pizza bites? Freeze several of these super-simple bean "pillows" for a Mexican fiesta at snack time. These are great for school lunches, too!

Chicken-Chile Stew with Beans

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 2 hrs

Mexican Meatball Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken & Millet Burrito

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Mexican Meatball Stew

Midwest Living

Roast Beef Tamale Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

A mild poblano chile pepper provides a hint of heat in this modern main-dish recipe.

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