Buttery mashed mayocobas with Primary Beans Mayocoba beans

Buttery mashed Mayocobas with parsnips and frizzled rosemary

This festive recipe from @cookwithjackie pairs naturally buttery beans with sweet and peppery parsnips, heavy cream, and spices.
Alexis deBoschnek's spicy brothy bacony beans with Primary Beans Cranberry beans

Alexis deBoschnek's spicy brothy bacony beans

The real joy of dried beans is much the same as homemade stock: you can make them to suit your tastes. I’m partial to cranberry beans, but this recipe works with nearly any type.

Sheet-pan roasted fennel with Primary Beans Mayocoba beans

Sheet-pan roasted fennel with creamy beans

This sheet-pan meal from @theonlypodge combines savory, roasted fennel and rich, nutty Mayocoba beans, which come together in an unexpected way.
Enchiladas suizas with Primary Beans

Bean and cheese enchiladas suizas

These bean and cheese enchiladas are kid-approved in my household. I love the creamy salsa verde that makes these "suizas," and here, I use beans instead of the traditional shredded chicken.
Marinated bean salad with Primary Beans Organic Flageolet beans

Marinated bean salad with chicory, feta, and mint

Tender yet firm Flageolet beans and crunchy chicories are the perfect palette for the juicy and bright floral dressing.
Beans al limone with Primary Beans Organic Southwest Gold beans

Beans al limone

Loosely inspired by the beloved dish spaghetti al limone, creamy beans are bathed in a bright sauce bursting with lemon flavor, and topped with fresh ricotta and basil. 
Chicken Basquaise with Primary Beans Flageolet beans

Chicken basquaise with Flageolet

Inspired by Chicken Basquaise – a chicken and pepper stew from the Basque-Pyrenees in southwest France – this one-pan dinner gets the very French addition of Flageolet beans.
Fall harvest crostata recipe with Primary Beans Cannellini beans

Fall harvest crostata

This savory crostata features a tasty filling of white beans, cheese, herbs, and fall vegetables. Remember the best crostatas have a certain charm from their imperfect appearance!
Brothy beans with sauteed mushrooms and sage pesto with Primary Beans Cranberry beans

Brothy beans with sautéed mushrooms and sage pesto

We developed this recipe to highlight fall’s bounty: creamy beans are topped with earthy sauteed cremini mushrooms and nutty sage pesto. Don’t forget the crusty bread! 
Easy weeknight bean tostadas

Easy weeknight bean tostadas

I love the textural contrasts of the creamy refried beans and crispy tortilla, and it's fun to play around with different toppings based on what you have on hand.
Vegan frijoles Zacatecanos with Primary Beans Organic Flor de Junio beans

Vegan frijoles Zacatecanos

Designed exclusively for our Toda la Familia kit by Todo Verde founder and NYT Cooking contributor, Jocelyn Ramirez. You can typically find avocado leaves at Mexican grocery stores or online.
Molletes with tofu al pastor with Primary Beans Organic Ojo de Cabra beans

Molletes with tofu al pastor

Designed exclusively for our Toda la Familia kit by Todo Verde founder, Jocelyn Ramirez. "The best thing about molletes is the combination of crunchy toasted bolillo or birote with luscious smooth beans."
Jocelyn's frijoles de la olla with Primary Beans Organic Bayo beans

Jocelyn’s frijoles de la olla

Designed exclusively for our Toda la Familia kit by Todo Verde founder and NYT Cooking contributor, Jocelyn Ramirez. You can typically find avocado leaves at Mexican grocery stores or online.
Brothy beans with gremolata and Greek yogurt

Brothy beans with gremolata and Greek yogurt

Herby gremolata (chopped, never blended) adds color, zippy flavor, and texture, and stirring in Greek yogurt brings a tangy brightness to the broth.
Mexican-inspired refried beans with pickled onions with Primary Beans

Mexican-inspired refried beans with pickled onions

I love refried beans, and though I typically see them made with pinto beans, cranberry beans act as an excellent substitute. Cranberry beans are slightly milder in flavor but still yield a delicious result.
Abra Berens' greens + bean pot licker

Abra Berens' greens + bean pot licker

My friend Erin Stanley turned me on to cooking broccolini with some pasta cooking water until it is just about to fall apart. Swap pot liquor for pasta water and here we are. 
Spicy bean cakes recipe with Primary Beans organic Flor de Junio beans

Spicy bean cakes with cilantro-yogurt sauce

These spicy bean cakes are a fun cross between bean patties and my mom’s pakoras. Their crisp exterior and warm, flavorful interior pair beautifully with a dollop of cooling cilantro-yogurt sauce. 
Enfrijoladas recipe by Primary Beans

Sofia and Francisco's enfrijoladas

Enfrijoladas are a go-to weeknight dinner throughout Mexico and we get why: tortillas smothered in a smooth, rich bean sauce makes for a super simple, yet comforting dish.
Refried beans recipe by Primary Beans

No-fail refried beans

Once you’ve made a pot of beans using our guide, you’ve allllmost made refried beans. All you need is a little more fat to fry everything up. If you can find quality, pasture-raised lard, use it for the best flavor...
Frijoles charros, oaxaqueños, and puercos by Primary Beans

Mexican beans 3 ways: Frijoles charros, oaxaqueños, and puercos

We're sharing 3 ways to transform your next batch of Mexican-style beans into dishes representing regional favorites across Mexico. Each of these preparations starts with a batch of frijoles de la olla.
Carrot-bean soup with miso and dill with Primary Beans Mayocoba beans

Carrot-bean soup with miso and dill

Here's a simple, nourishing carrot-bean soup with miso, lemon zest, and dill for a flavor punch. We love the rustic nature that’s achieved by keeping vegetable chunks whole rather than pureeing. 
Beans on toast recipe with Primary Beans Cannellini beans

Creamy beans on toast

A no-recipe recipe that is a must-have for your back pocket. Never forget: good, crusty bread is the perfect vessel for creamy beans. Which beans to use? Creamy beans with delicate skins...
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...
Enrique Olvera's pozole recipe by Primary Beans

Spicy pork 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...
Beans with greens and sausage recipe by Primary Beans

Friday night beans, greens, and sausage

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. 
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...