10 Delicious Uses for Canned Beans


Beans provide an unexpected yet delicious surprise that jazzes up ordinary salsa. This Fresh Tomato-Bean Salsa makes a colorful, delicately flavored topping for polenta that would also be delicious on pita slices. With its flavors of cilantro and lime, Black Bean Salsa is excellent served over grilled chicken or fish. Experiment with different sizes and types of beans to vary the flavor and texture of the final salsa; black-eyed peas are a particular favorite of ours.