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The search is over for the best white bean recipes, let alone 55 of them! This recipe list is for palates of all tastes and flavors. From the classic chilis, dips, soups, and the occasional pasta, our list has anything and everything!
Enjoy an assortment of flavors and the best dishes you can find. Every empty plate finished is sure to be another plate filled. Bring fine dining to the most ordinary gatherings with these white bean recipes.
Heart Full of White Beans
Did you know that white beans cooked can help lower your cholesterol levels? Eat to your heart’s content with this assortment of the finest, heart-healthy white bean dishes. But of course, take everything in moderation… unless it’s beans!
Best and Easy White Bean Recipes
1. Crackpot Cream Cheese Chicken Chili
Ever wondered how cream cheese and ranch seasoning taste when combined in a single dish? The answer lies in these 5 C’s: crackpot cream cheese chicken chili. Dig into this flavorful anomaly, and stuff your appetite with an extra serving of cheese!
2. Instant Pot White Chicken Chili
How about we spice up those wholesome dinners with some white chicken chili? Chow down on a savory bowl of thick soup and thick chicken breast. Nothing speaks comfort with a kick more than a good old bowl of chicken chili.
3. Thai Red Curry White Bean Dip
Wondering how to match white beans with every meal or snack there is? Put some red into those white beans and paint the town red with spices! Bring out the best in white beans with this Thai red curry white bean dip!
4. Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup
Food as an experience always starts at and reminds us of home. Make yourselves home with the warmth of our instant pot ham and bean soup! A simple yet perfect dish to end a simple, perfect day with your family.
5. Easy Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup
Make every day Taco Tuesday with our very own chicken taco soup. Show people how a slowly cooked meal can get gulped down so fast. Start celebrating Taco Tuesday every day!
6. White Bean Pizza with Arugula Salad
Take a gander at one of the most unfamiliar ways to make a blast out of white beans! Set aside that cliche marinara sauce and puree some white beans for a change. Craft your white bean pizza with arugula salad and leave guests asking for more!
7. Smashed White Bean and Spinach Quesadillas
We can’t just talk about pizza without including another flavorful sleeper recipe for white beans. Feast your eyes or feast right ahead over these smashed white bean and spinach quesadillas. A surefire burst of instant white bean richness in every bite!
8. Crockpot Vegetarian Chili
Who says only meat lovers get to enjoy a good bowl of chili? Take a look at our special vegetarian chili recipe! This recipe might be the dish to help your friends give vegetarianism a second thought.
9. Crockpot Green Enchilada Chicken Soup
As the color green symbolizes life, bring life to your kitchen with our chicken soup! Our green enchilada chicken soup meets more than just the eye and the hungry stomach. Surprise your guests with a hidden burst of cheesy creaminess buried under all that green!
10. Instant Pot Minestrone Soup
Nothing but the simplest ingredients are needed to leave guests wanting more. Set the mood with some Latin music and a generous helping of this famous dish. Bring the aroma and flavors of Italy to your home with our minestrone recipe!
11. Crackpot Quinoa Soup
If you’re looking for a new pre-workout meal, this is the filling that you need. Fuel those power lifts with a generous serving of white beans and quinoa in a bowl. Savor the surprising richness of this Quionoa soup packed with proteins!
12. Shrimp with Herby White Beans and Tomatoes
“Bean” starving to get a fresh taste of the ocean with your white beans? This shrimp with white beans and tomatoes recipe will get you where you need to be.
Give the classic buttered shrimp dish a touch of another chef’s classic in white beans.
13. Easy Crockpot Jalapeno Popper Chicken Soup
Warm up your down days with an extra popping of our jalapeno popper chicken soup. Serve your guests and loved ones a hot bowl of hot spices and white beans. Your weekend dinners will always be the best white bean/ chicken soup nights.
14. Skillet Tomatoes, White Beans, and Eggs
How do you say three meals, three ingredients, in one meal? Try preparing a handful of tomatoes, white beans, and eggs in a skillet. Why make light dinners complicated when you can eat healthy, delicious, and yummy in a single dish?
15. Broccoli and White Bean Pasta
If you can’t get your loved ones to enjoy your broccoli dishes, try this for a change. A few healthy greens won’t hurt to add to your classic white beans. Make them fall in love with your new signature broccoli and white bean pasta!
16. Broccoli Salad with Bacon, White Beans, and Raisins
Here’s an easy recipe to calm those meat and pasta sweats away. Serve your guests a broccoli salad mixed beautifully with bacon, white beans, and raisins!
17. White Bean and Kale Salad
And here’s to those who prefer broccoli salads without meat or raisins. Prepare a healthy side dish for your friends and loved ones with beans and kale. Give this simple white bean and kale salad recipe a try.
18. Marinated White Bean and Tomato Salad
Get yourself an inviting breakfast of the freshest ingredients in one healthy bowl. This marinated white bean and tomato salad brings the charm of gardens in the spring. Turn these simple ingredients into an instant exquisite meal to enjoy alone or with family.
19. Vegetarian Three Cheese White Bean Buffalo Dip
Dunk your favorite snacks into this signature vegetarian three cheese white bean buffalo dip. From carrots to cheeses, you can add to this dip anything your appetite calls for.
20. Instant Pot Farro Risotto
If you’re a sucker for exquisite vegan Risotto look no further than this recipe. Despite its fancy name, this instant pot farro risotto is easy to prepare. Get bursts of creaminess from coconut milk with lemon zest mixed into a white bean puree.
21. Garlic White Bean Mash in a Flash
Mash up some beans and give those mashed potato lovers a run for their money. Best to serve with a side of toasted garlic bread to match the surprising creaminess of this white bean mash.
22. Easy Creamy Roasted Garlic Hummus
Here’s another mashed food delight to substitute for mashed potatoes. Mash those flavors together in one creamy roasted garlic hummus! Perfect to pair with your favorite snacks.
23. Five Minute Bean Salad
Let your busy schedule not hinder you from enjoying a good bowl of beans. Power up your mornings with white beans and almonds blended with herbs and spices. Instantly add this five minute bean salad recipe to your morning to-do list!
24. Ten Minute White Bean Parmesan Soup
But if you still have extra time to spare, why not start the day with soup? Make the most out of your busy mornings with a ten minute white bean parmesan soup! The perfect meal for vegetarians and a perfect way to pump up your day!
25. Spiced Lamb Meatball and Escarole Soup
Just look at the aesthetics of this dish, need we say more to convince you? Tons of colors and flavors boiled into one pot of a luscious broth of meatballs. Spice up your events and kitchen tables with this spiced lamb meatball and escarole soup.
26. White Bean Peach Panzanella
Who thought bread, white beans, and a few peaches could make for a perfect salad? Those on a healthy lifestyle no longer have to worry about eating right over eating well. Eat well all the time with a serving or two of white bean peace Panzanella!
Squeeze fresh lemon juice for added flavor.
27. Thyme and White Bean Pot Pies
The good old and reliable: grandma’s favorite classic, pot pies! Only this time add some thyme with a twist of white beans in a pie. Pay homage to all our beloved grandmas. With this thyme and white bean pot pie!
28. Instant Pot Tomatillo Poblano White Beans
This recipe works well with both tomatillos and even just ordinary tomatoes. With just half a serving of fresh jalapeno, bring out the joy in your guests’ faces! Indulge their appetite with your own tomatillo/tomato poblano with white beans.
29. Skillet Gnocchi with Chard and White Beans
What if we told you parmesan and mozzarella cheese go perfectly with white beans? Try something new with this skillet gnocchi with chard and white beans recipe.
30. Slow Cooker Caprese Spaghetti Squash with White Beans
If you loved the previous recipe, here’s another way of using those leftover mozzarella cheese. Here’s the white bean version of Caprese spaghetti squash, blended with basil and mozzarella balls. You can never go wrong with this Caprese spaghetti squash with white beans recipe.
31. Vegan White Bean and Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Here’s the perfect dish to serve your vegan friends who crave creaminess without dairy. Ever heard of vegan white bean and roasted butternut squash soup?
32. Roasted Squash Salad with White Beans, Bread Crumbs, and Preserved Lemon
Make more out of extra servings of squash and prepare a bowl of roasted squash salad. Spoil yourself with a blast of flavors and textures with every spoonful. Extremely simple and easy to do for another fancy-looking meal/ appetizer.
33. Tuscan White Bean Skillet
White beans, onions, and a bunch of tomatoes — on a skillet? Talk about words you can smell, as you can already taste the aroma of these ingredients. Give this Tuscan white bean skillet recipe a try, and surprise yourself!
34. White Beans with Rosemary and Caramelized Onions
Make those lifeless mornings caramelize to life! Nothing is simpler yet more satisfying than a bowl of white beans with caramelized onions. Impress your guests with the simplicity and taste of this white bean recipe.
35. White Turkey Chili with Avocado
Try out this white turkey chili recipe to bring for those weekend picnics. Make dozens of servings of such a delicious meal with just a few simple ingredients.
36. Lightened Up Italian Wedding Soup
Lighten up any wedding ceremony with this Italian soup flavored with white beans! White beans, quinoa, and meatballs bring out the best flavors in one bowl. Get your extra servings before this soup runs out!
37. Mediterranean Three Bean Quinoa Salad
Why not make it three, with this amazing Mediterranean three bean quinoa salad? Take your bean game triple up a notch!
38. Pan Seared Halibut with White Beans and Gremolata
Visualize fish being pan-seared beautifully on layers of herbs, chicken stock, and white beans. Add the beans for amazing flavor. Make your version of this pan seared Halibut with white beans and gremolata recipe!
39. Easy Pasta Fagioli
What’s not to love and enjoy about a thick, tomato-based pasta dish? Imagine all the extra textures and flavors with a cup or two of white beans! This pasta fagiolo recipe is easy to make and perfect for lazy afternoons.
40. Lemony Rice Salad with Cannellini Beans and Hemp Hearts
Look no further for a packed meal of proteins, carbohydrates, and fibers. Have we mentioned how it’s also packed with omega three fatty acids from hemp seeds? Chow down on this lemony rice salad with cannellini beans and hemp hearts recipe!
41. Gluten Free White Bean Burgers with Zucchini and Green Olive Basil Aioli
Redefine burger cheat days and kill those cravings with this gluten free white bean burger. End your days of resisting the urge to splurge on delicious burgers. One bite of these, and you will keep coming back for more!
42. Sun Dried Tomato, White Bean, and Goat Cheese Pasta Salad
Make your garden picnics a better experience with a plate of this incredible pasta salad. Spoil your loved ones with extra flavors of basil, goat’s cheese, and sliced avocados. This fresh pasta salad is best to be enjoyed all year round.
43. Creamy White Bean Lemon Pesto Orzo Soup
Nothing gets simpler than making a warm pot of creamy white bean soup. Allow your loved ones to enjoy every savory sip of this dish. Let your cooking do the talking.
44. 15 Minute Garlic Parmesan White Beans
Make your family a delicious dinner with these garlic parmesan white beans! You can always count on garlic and parmesan to bring out the flavor in food. And it will only take you fifteen minutes to make such a meal.
Cook dry white beans for a delicious mean idea.
45. Shakshuka With White Beans and Spinach
Enjoy the comfort of your home with a plate of shakshuka with white beans and spinach. Just looking at its burst of colors brings peace and calm. But most importantly, easy to prepare with just tomatoes and white beans!
46. Polenta Tomato Tart with White Bean Spread
Start your dinner with a plate of this Polenta tomato tart with white bean spread. You can never go wrong with pairing tomatoes and white beans in a single dish.
47. Crockpot Tuscan Sausage and White Bean Ragu with Buttered Gnocchi
If you have enough time to spare, check out this fancy meal! Every spoonful of this dish is worth every minute of the eight hours of preparation. Surprise your friends with a delicious bowl of white bean ragu with buttered Gnocchi.
Add garlic cloves, celery and kosher salt for delicious flavor. Great northern beans makes this dish so delicious.
48. White Bean, Spinach, and Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers with Burrata
How about we stuff them whole with white beans, spinach, and turkey in one meal? Treat your palate with these white bean and turkey stuffed bell peppers with burrata!
49. Instant Pot Cajun White Beans
Bring a Louisiana classic into your home kitchen! A pot of these cajun white beans will surely keep your tables occupied. Instantly impress your friends with such a simple recipe to make.
This is a delicious plant based meal heated over medium heat. These beans have a creamy texture and always a crowd favorite.
50. Moroccan White Bean Sliders
Here’s another way to enjoy burgers without the guilt of unhealthy eating! Slide your taste buds through a burger bursting with flavors. Take a bite out of these Moroccan white bean sliders.
Serve these sliders with leafy greens.
51. Sausage, White Beans, and Kale on Cheesy Polenta
Eat to your heart’s content with all three food groups present in one delicious meal. Enjoy a heavy brunch with this sausage, white beans, and kale on cheesy polenta recipe. A perfect meal to start a perfect day!
Great Northern white beans make this dish so delicious.
52. Grilled Italian Sausages with White Bean and Avocado Salad
Prepare for the next day’s brunch with even more sausages! Boost your brunch recipes with these grilled Italian sausages with white bean and avocado salad.
This avocado salad can be made with types of white beans. You can even use navy beans.
53. White Bean and Pancetta Pizza
If you’re looking for another white bean pizza recipe, this is one of the best. Invite your friends over. Enjoy your lazy afternoon drinks with a slice of white bean and pancetta pizza!
Top this pizza with pecorino romano or grated parmesan for amazing flavor.