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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.

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! #eatingonadime #whitebeanrecipes #whitebeans
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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!

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! #eatingonadime #whitebeanrecipes #whitebeans

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!

Crackpot Cream Cheese Chicken Chili
This one has a delicious creamy broth that is amazing. The tender chicken is hearty and delicious for the best chili recipe and so easy to make.
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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.

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili
We love this Pressure Cooker White Bean Chicken Chili Recipe full of northern beans, salsa verde, and more! White Chicken Chili Pressure Cooker Recipe is quick and easy!
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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!

Thai Red Curry White Bean Dip
It's creamy, spicy, and totally addictive. Best of all? It's vegan, gluten-free, and loaded with protein. Healthy and delicious snacks, for the win!
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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.

Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup
This delicious Instant Pot Bean Soup Recipe is quick, easy and oh so filling!
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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!

Easy Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup
Simply toss all the ingredients in the slow cooker and Taco Chicken Soup will be ready!
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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!

White Bean Pizza with Arugula Salad
A hearty cool-weather pizza using pureed white beans as a sauce then baked with mozzarella cheese and topped with a fresh arugula salad. 
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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!

Smashed White Bean and Spinach Quesadillas
With creamy mashed cannellini beans, cumin, ground coriander, spinach, and feta cheese, they are perfectly spiced, crispy on the outside, and soft and creamy on the inside.
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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.

Crockpot Vegetarian Chili
It is loaded with vegetables, beans, and the best spices. Your family will love how tasty this meatless chili is.
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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!

Crockpot Green Enchilada Chicken Soup
Crock pot green enchilada chicken soup is so creamy and the green enchilada sauce really makes this broth so flavorful.
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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!

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup
Not only is this soup packed with flavor but the pressure cooker helps to make dinner in just 5 minutes!
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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!

Crackpot Quinoa Soup
This soup is packed with so many great things. The veggies take on the best flavor and the broth is savory and delicious.
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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.

Shrimp with Herby White Beans and Tomatoes
This one-pot meal is herby, sweet, and garlicky all at once. To add more green, throw in a handful of arugula and spinach at the end; for more garlic, pair it with garlic toast.
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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.

Easy Crockpot Jalapeno Popper Chicken Soup
This soup is easy to make in a crock pot and packed with all of the flavors of traditional jalapeño poppers.
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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?

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.
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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!

Broccoli and White Bean Pasta
It’s simple, flavorful, and on the table in less than 30 minutes.
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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!

Broccoli Salad with Bacon, White Beans, and Raisins
Serve your guests a broccoli salad mixed beautifully with bacon, white beans, and raisins!
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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.

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.
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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.

Marinated White Bean and Tomato Salad
It’s less than ten ingredients, can be made in advance, and doubled for a crowd, plus, it’s vegetarian and gluten-free.
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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.

Vegetarian Three Cheese White Bean Buffalo Dip
Delicious vegetarian white bean buffalo dip baked to perfection with fiber and protein-packed white beans, three types of cheeses, and your favorite buffalo sauce.
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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.

Instant Pot Farro Risotto
This version uses whole-grain farro instead of white rice and gets its creaminess from a ‘cheesy’ white bean puree.
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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.

Garlic White Bean Mash in a Flash
It is ridiculously easy – little more than opening a can of beans and simmering in a little stock.
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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.

Easy Creamy Roasted Garlic Hummus
It’s creamy and flavorful with just a touch of smokiness thanks to the paprika.
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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!

Five-Minute Bean Salad
It’s remarkable what you can do with a few fresh herbs and some lemon zest. And while the recipe calls for marjoram, fresh oregano is an equally vibrant plan B.
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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!

Ten-Minute White Bean Parmesan Soup
Beans simmered in a tomato-based broth on your table in minutes. Perfect for any day of the week made in one pot…and SO MUCH FLAVOUR!
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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.

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.
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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.

White Bean Peach Panzanella
The classic version is made with tomatoes, but I decided to mix things up with juicy, peak-of-the-season peaches.
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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!

Thyme and White Bean Pot Pies
This recipe is easy to make, requiring just 10 ingredients and simple methods! Plus, it all comes together in a little over 1 hour.
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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.

Instant Pot Tomatillo Poblano White Beans
These tomatillo poblano white beans are a warm stew of perfectly creamy beans, tart tomatillos, spicy poblano pepper, onion, cumin, and oregano.
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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.

Skillet Gnocchi with Chard and White Beans
In this one-skillet supper, we toss dark leafy greens, diced tomatoes, and white beans with gnocchi and top it all with gooey mozzarella.
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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.

Slow Cooker Caprese Spaghetti Squash with White Beans
The "Caprese" components–fresh mozzarella, basil leaves, and tomatoes–beautifully shine through, while the white beans add protein and a creamy texture.
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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?

Vegan White Bean and Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Creamy roasted butternut squash soup made without any dairy! This delicious and easy butternut squash soup recipe gets its creaminess from white beans and coconut milk.
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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.

Roasted Squash Salad with White Beans, Bread Crumbs, and Preserved Lemon
The roasted squash and white beans are buttery, the bread crumbs add texture and the preserved lemons offer a surprising floral brine.
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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!

Tuscan White Bean Skillet
This vegetarian Tuscan White Bean Skillet recipe is made from pantry staples for a quick weeknight dinner!
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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.

White Beans with Rosemary and Caramelized Onions
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.
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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.

White Turkey Chili with Avocado
Forget that tired old recipe with kidney beans, beef, and canned tomatoes. Spice things up with this white turkey chili with avocado.
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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!

Lightened Up Italian Wedding Soup
A feel-good twist on classic Italian wedding soup, each bowl is filled with tender turkey or chicken meatballs, protein-rich quinoa, hearty kale & cannellini beans, & a lemon-infused broth.
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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!

Mediterranean Three Bean Quinoa Salad
This Mediterranean salad has three types of beans-green beans, garbanzo beans, and white cannellini beans, along with quinoa. It also has cucumbers, tomatoes, bell peppers, red onion, kalamata olives, feta cheese, and fresh basil.
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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!

Pan-Seared Halibut with White Beans and Gremolata
Flaky, tender pan-seared white fish on a bed of sauteed garlic, onions, fresh rosemary, cherry tomatoes, chicken stock, and cannellini beans.
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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.

Easy Pasta Fagioli
Loaded with beans, pasta, and a thick tomato base – it’s delicious + nutritious (the perfect combo!)
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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!

Lemony Rice Salad with Cannellini Beans and Hemp Hearts
This Mediterranean-inspired rice salad with creamy cannellini beans and Hemp Hearts can be served warm or chilled and makes a lovely vegetarian main or a flavorful side.
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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!

Gluten-Free White Bean Burgers with Zucchini and Green Olive Basil Aioli
This gluten-free veggie burgers recipe is packed with zucchini + white beans, and topped with a green olive basil aioli.
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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.

Sun-Dried Tomato, White Bean, and Goat Cheese Pasta Salad
Fresh pasta tossed with homemade basil vinaigrette, creamy goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, white beans, and finished with sliced avocado.
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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.

Creamy White Bean Lemon Pesto Orzo Soup
It’s warm and creamy, swirled with basil pesto, and finished with parmesan and a pinch of black pepper.
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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.

15-Minute Garlic Parmesan White Beans
It takes only 2 cans of cannellini beans, and 15 minutes or less to make this delicious white beans recipe with garlic, Parmesan, and cherry tomatoes.
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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!

Shakshuka With White Beans and Spinach
The white beans add a layer of creamy goodness to the dish, which go great with the combination of runny eggs against acidic tomato-y sauce. YUM.
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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.

Polenta Tomato Tart with White Bean Spread
This polenta tomato tart with garlicky white bean spread and roasted cherry tomatoes look fancy, but it’s simple to prepare—and delicious!
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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.

Crockpot Tuscan Sausage and White Bean Ragu with Buttered Gnocchi
This crockpot Tuscan sausage and white bean ragu with buttered gnocchi is definitely going to make your favorites list. Oh and it's SO easy!! You do not even need to brown the sausage before adding it to the crockpot.
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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!

White Bean, Spinach, and Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers with Burrata
Delicious Italian-style turkey stuffed bell peppers with spinach, white beans, brown rice, and a fresh tomato basil sauce!
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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.

Instant Pot Cajun White Beans
Cajun White Beans combining navy beans, coconut milk, and Cajun seasonings resulting in an Instant Pot (paid link) recipe full of flavor. 
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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.

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!
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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.

Sausage, White Beans, and Kale on Cheesy Polenta
Polenta is a comforting, stick-to-your-ribs Italian staple — when mixed with gooey cheese and topped with a hearty mix of sausage, white beans, and leafy green kale, it quickly becomes a filling family meal.
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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.

Grilled Italian Sausages with White Bean and Avocado Salad
Start the weekend with sweet grilled Italian sausages and a refreshing side of avocado and white bean salad.
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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.

White Bean and Pancetta Pizza
Store-bought naan and pita can do more than a scoop-up dip. You can use them as an instant pizza crust, topping it with white beans, pancetta, and Fontina cheese.
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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! #eatingonadime #whitebeanrecipes #whitebeans

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