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Bayo bean recipes by Primary Beans

Bayo bean recipes

A growing collection of Primary Beans' favorite Bayo bean recipes in one place: Summer taco salad, No-fail refried beans, Enrique Olvera's pozole (with beans), and more.
Pressure cooker rajma recipe by Primary Beans

Pressure cooker rajma

This iconic North Indian bean stew is the ultimate comfort food. Like a classic chili, the beans are coated with a rich, heavily spiced, tomato-ey sauce. And, it is practically made for the electric pressure cooker.
White bean spread recipe with Primary Beans Cannellini beans

Garlicky white bean spread

This creamy spread has it all: it’s classy and decadent, but also crazy simple and nourishing. We love the complexity of flavors that comes from the roasted garlic...
Botanica’s bean tartine recipe by Primary Beans

Botanica’s bean tartine with sage-pistachio pesto

This stunning recipe comes from Botanica, one of Los Angeles’s leading vegetable-forward restaurants. Primary Beans and Botanica partnered up for a 10-day food festival...
Negro bean recipes by Primary Beans

Negro bean recipes

A growing collection of all our favorite Negro bean recipes in one place. Sofia and Francisco's enfrijoladas, Frijoles de la olla, No-fail refried beans, *Actual* veggie burgers, and more.
Enrique Olvera's pozole recipe by Primary Beans

Enrique Olvera's pozole (with beans)

Deliciously comforting and nourishing, and fortified with hominy, chiles, and pork, it’s no wonder pozole is a celebratory dish all over Mexico. Here we feature Enrique Olvera’s pozole recipe...
Creamy beans with herb oil with Primary Beans Cannellini beans

Creamy beans with herb oil

A bowl of creamy beans topped with a smooth, vibrant herb oil is the perfect dinner when life is busy and people are hungry. Plus, the leftover herb oil is great for vinaigrettes and drizzled over...
Michelet bean recipes by Primary Beans

Michelet bean recipes

A growing collection of all our favorite Michelet bean recipes in one place: Pared-down cassoulet, Creamy beans with herb oil,  Carrot-bean soup with miso and dill, Creamy beans on toast, and more.
Beans with greens and sausage recipe by Primary Beans

Friday night beans, greens, and sausage

My partner, Dylan, and I probably make this every-other-Friday (at least). It’s easy enough to make after a long work day, but special enough for it to feel like a Friday.
Chipotle baked beans with cilantro pesto recipe with Primary Beans Ayocote Morado beans

Chipotle baked beans with cilantro pesto 

 This recipe was just made for the plump, sturdy, and creamy nature of our Ayocote beans. These large beans really shine when bathed in the smoky chipotle-tomato sauce and topped with bright cilantro pesto.
Cannellini bean recipes by Primary Beans

Cannellini bean recipes

A growing collection of all our favorite Cannellini bean recipes in one place: Creamy beans on toast, Persian-style herby beans with yogurt and caramelized onions, carrot-bean soup with miso and dill, and more.
Mayocoba bean recipes by Primary Beans

Mayocoba bean recipes

A growing collection of Primary Beans' favorite Mayocoba bean recipes in one place: no-fail refried beans, Friday night beans, greens, and sausage, carrot-bean soup with miso and dill, and more.

Frijoles de la olla recipe by Primary Beans

Frijoles de la olla

We’ve experimented with enough variations to know that the ultimate Mexican-style brothy beans comes from embracing simplicity. While flavorings vary depending on the region...
Cassoulet recipe with Primary Beans Michelet beans

Pared-down cassoulet

Deceptively known as “peasant fare” in France, cassoulet is as technical as it gets when it comes to beans. Beans are the backbone of this dish and work their magic by absorbing the many flavors...