20 inventive ways to use a can of beans

Looking for easy ways to start saving on your grocery bill? Here are a bunch of delicious reasons to consider buying more canned beans.


Legumes are an affordable, low-fat meat alternative, full of nutrients (think protein, fibre, iron and vitamin B). A can of beans is incredible versatile — you can choose from black beans to navy beans, romano beans, kidney beans and more — and make everything from rustic classics like beans on toast, to hardy soups and southern-style breakfasts.

Kitchen note: A can of beans has higher sodium levels compared to dried beans, so it’s always advisable to drain and rinse the beans before cooking with them.

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