Category Archives: Dinners

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, […]

New Mexican Green Chile Stew

Green Chile Stew is a recipe that takes it’s cues from the Fall Season in the sense that it’s hearty and warming, but is filled with new and exciting flavors too. The heat level of this stew is actually quite mild, meaning we can easily imagine gobbling up a bowl without having to pause for […]

Spicy Grilled Mexican Shrimp

It just doesn’t get much easier than this! Large shrimp, seasoned with the robust flavor of The Bean & The Leaf Manzanillo Seasoning and grilled make a quick and easy option for dinner. This recipe is wonderful paired with a homemade Spanish Lemon and Thyme Salsa and black beans to really round out this light, […]

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 […]

Butternut Squash and Sage Lasagna

What makes a comfort food? Everyone’s idea of the perfect foods might differ depending on a person’s experiences, but chances are, for a lot of people, lasagna is up there in their list. Our recipe however swaps out the traditional meat for one of everyone’s favorite squashes (Butternut!) and lightening up the cheeses with 2% […]

Hearty Guinness Beef Stew Recipe

A classic beef stew that can be seasoned with your favorite rub. This is the perfect cold weather comfort food. Serve with some crusty bread and snuggle up in front of the fire. INGREDIENTS1/4 cup Sutter Buttes Arbequina oil 1 onion, chopped1 lb. cubed beef (chuck or round)3 carrots, sliced1 stalk celery, sliced1/4 cup all-purpose flour6 […]