Tuscan Bean Soup ~ NEW 31 Days of 31 Minute Dinners

30-Minute Tuscan Bean Soup Recipe

I'm giddy about this ham and bean soup! It's a light and refreshing soup. It really is. You can tell just by looking at it, can't you. This is the flavors of summer meet the flavors of fall. A ham and bean soup meets the late summer harvest of zucchini, spinach and carrots. Toss it all together in a giant pot with some chicken stock, dried herbs and then top it all off … [Read more...]

Grilled Flank Steak with Tomatillo Salsa + New 31 Days of 31 Minute Dinner Series

Grilled Flank Steak with Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

This, my friend. This meal was so so so so scrumptious. The rice, the beans, the steak...and the spicy, fresh tomatillo salsa. The spicy part is entirely optional, so don't let that scare you away. Flank steak is a fantastic cut of meat - it's inexpensive, takes on flavor well and grills up in a matter of minutes. And tomatillos - they have such a rich and fresh … [Read more...]

Southwest Shells with Beans and Corn

Southwest Shells with Beans and Corn | 5DollarDinners.com

Smoky, smoky, smoky! The flavor in this simple pasta salad gets kicked up a few notches by adding 2 spices to the mayo before you toss it all together. My guess is that you have all of these items on hand you could make this TONIGHT. I adore pantry staple recipes like this one...not only because of how easy and simple they are to put together, but also because they … [Read more...]

Black Bean & Sweet Potato Dip

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Dip from 5DollarDinners.com

We're coming up on the spring time of the year when sweet potatoes go on sale for a short window of time, dredging up memories of autumn that have been all but covered by mounds of snow. And these same awesome sweet potatoes remind us that the beauty of spring is here to revive us again. Therefore, it seemed appropriate to use baked sweet potatoes in an enchilada-inspired … [Read more...]