Category Archives: Chicken

Smoky Spanish Chicken

Ingredients 3 teaspoons The Bean & The Leaf smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon water 4 bone-in chicken thighs 1-1/2 cups baby portobello mushrooms, quartered 1 cup chopped green onions, divided 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained Directions Mix first 4 ingredients; rub over chicken. Place a large skillet […]

Greek Lemon Chicken

Greek cuisine is often simple in preparation and complex in flavor. Greek food is typically not spicy and focuses on food that is fresh and in season. The philosophy behind Greek cooking is to enhance flavor and not hide it behind spices. Garlic and cinnamon are popular spices used in many Greek dishes. This one […]

Easy Light & Healthy Baked Fajitas

Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons The Bean & The Leaf olive oil1 Lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced into long strips1 medium sweet onion, cut into slices1 each small to medium red and green bell pepper, cut into slices2 Tablespoons The Bean & The Leaf Fajita Seasoning2 cups cooked rice1 lime Directions: Heat oven to 350 degreesOn […]


Peach Balsamic Chicken is a healthy, simple dinner that the whole family will enjoy. Mix up a quick marinade with olive oil, peach balsamic vinegar and spices, let it sit for a little while in the fridge, then pan sear and cover to let it cook through or cook on the grill. INGREDIENTS4 chicken breasts, […]

Smoked Paprika Chicken with Squash and Quinoa

Smoked Paprika Chicken is one of my all time favorite dishes and this one has an added flavor twist from our top quality The Bean & The Leaf Sweet Smoked Paprika. This meal is even healthier with quinoa acting as the base. You can use rice as well if you prefer. Quinoa is not really […]


Enchiladas have a long history. “Chillapitzalli” was the first name for enchiladas, and it is a combination of two words from the Aztec language Nahuatl that meant Chile and flute. Enchiladas began as fish wrapped in tortillas. They evolved, and the traditional enchilada became something more than just fish wrapped up. A corn tortilla is […]

Chinese 5 Spice Chicken Stir Fry

Chinese food is generally thought of as… Complicated. This dish is very simple and healthy. Besides The Bean & The Leaf’s Chinese Five Spice seasoning blend the rest of this dish would require exactly 0 visits to any sort of specialty stores. Let’s start with why the Chinese Five Spice is so important in the […]


This instant pot cashew chicken tastes like the familiar Chinese takeout we all love, but in a better-for-you, version that only takes 30 minutes. No more waiting for your delivery full of MSG! This can also be made in a pan on the stove if you don’t have an Instant Pot. Ingredients 1.5–2 lbs boneless, […]

Chicken Tinga for Tacos, Enchiladas, Tostados and more!!

Directions for Crock Pot, Instant Pot and Stove Top I have a friend who is originally from Mexico City who often shares his amazing traditional Mexican cooking, not Tex-Mex, with me. Chicken Tinga is one of the foods he shared with me and I want to share it with you. Once done the meat can […]