Mexican Casserole with Pinto Beans

Mexican Casserole with Pinto Beans - Solid Gold Eats

Mexican food hits our dinner table just about once a week, enough that I needed to figure out how to switch things up so that it wasn’t tacos after tacos after tacos. Well, let’s just say we both love tacos, but even we get tired of having them over and over again. You could almost… 

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Randall Beans Recipe: Bahn Mi Bean Salad

Randall Beans Recipe: Bahn Mi Bean Salad - Solid Gold Eats

Enjoy this twist on the Vietnamese Bahn Mi sandwich by removing the bread to create a salad that is healthy, tangy and satisfying. Cucumbers, red bell peppers, daikon and carrots are thinly sliced and left to marinate in a pickling liquid of vinegar, sugar and salt. This quick-pickling method leaves them crunchy, which is how… 

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Randall Beans Recipe: Southwestern Pinto Bean Tortilla Cups

Southwestern Pinto Bean Tortilla Cups

Tortilla cups might sound complicated but they are actually quite easy to prepare. The real surprise is something spicy inside! Originally I was going to make pinto bean wraps for this Randall Beans recipe, but let me tell you something about wraps. While they’re great to eat and easy to make, they are not easy… 

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Randall Beans Recipe: Ham and Bean Pasta Salad

Randall Beans Recipe: Ham and Bean Pasta Salad -- Solid Gold Eats

Still have leftover ham from a holiday roast or looking to use ham in a new way? This ham and bean pasta salad combines red peppers, asparagus and gemelli pasta for a colorful and healthy lunch, side dish or entree.   Maybe I’m not normal (put the jokes aside, folks, I’m just sayin…) but I… 

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Randall Beans Recipe: Grilled Mixed Bean Salad

Grilled Mixed Bean Salad

Have you used your grill lately? It seems like we’re using it at least twice a week, if not more, and I am NOT complaining! John’s dad gave us a GIANT zucchini, our garden has given us tomatoes and my love of corn on the cob means I’m buying it at the store in bulk…. 

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Randall Beans Recipe: White Bean and Kale Burgers

White Bean and Kale Burgers

Kale, my favorite leafy green at the moment. It’s great for your health and can be used in so many ways (hence me never telling you to make kale chips, because there’s so much more out there people!). But kale, in burgers? BEAN burger? Yes, it can happen! These burgers are very filling and you… 

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Randall Beans Recipe: Pinto Beans and Shrimp Paella

Pinto Bean and Shrimp Paella - Randall Beans Recipe

You all know that I’m a huge fan of one pot meals, and this Pinto Bean and Shrimp Paella is perfect for a cast iron skillet. Paella is a super flexible dish and can be made with your favorite vegetables and flavors. Here I used fresh green beans, a yellow pepper and cherry tomatoes. Many… 

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Randall Beans Recipe: Southwestern Pinto Beans and Rice with Sausages

Southwestern Pinto Beans and Rice with Turkey Sausages

When John and I crave red beans and rice, we usually pick up a box of Zataran’s from the store and prepare it with some sausages. This time I decided to make it from scratch using Randall Beans Pinto Beans. All I needed to do was invade my spice cabinet. Heat and flavor primarily comes… 

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Randall Beans Recipe: Slow Cooker White Beans with Smoked Turkey Legs

Slow Cooker White Beans and Smoked Turkey Legs

I haven’t yet announced on Solid Gold Eats my partnership with Randall Beans. They asked if I would develop a few recipes for their website, take pictures and send them the details. I was already a big advocate for the beans, so this sounded like a great idea to me. While I want you to… 

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