For many families, spring ushers in warm weather and a return to hectic schedules. In addition to adding nutrition and fresh taste, Green Valley beans and vegetables help keep things simple in the kitchen. Check out our recipe picks for spring meal ideas that are big on taste and short on time.
Santa Fe Corn Salad
Looking for an easy side dish to welcome springtime? Not only are the colors and flavors of this salad bright, but it only takes 10 minutes to put together. Organic Green Valley whole kernel corn and black beans meld with additional fresh veggies and herbs to create a refreshing salad.
Roasted Chicken Thighs with Peas and Mint
Give new meaning to spring chicken with this sure-to-please dinner recipe. Chicken thighs are transformed with flavorful, organic Green Valley peas and fresh mint. The best part? One simple pan from stovetop to oven means less time to clean up and more time to enjoy dinner!
Black Bean and Fried Egg Tostadas
Busy weeknights call for simplicity to get dinner on the table. These easy tostadas take just 15 minutes to make with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. Start with Green Valley black beans as a delicious protein base and then mix and match other ingredients to your family’s liking.
A fresh, lighter take on falafel is a great addition to your lunch or dinner rotation this season. Use fiber-rich, organic Green Valley garbanzo beans to create the popular flavor of the Middle Eastern Street treat. Layers of fresh vegetables and a tangy, homemade sauce round out this inspired sandwich.
Cashew Shrimp and Veggie Rice Bowls
Faster than ordering in, this rice bowl will quickly become a go-to meal the whole family will love. Nutritious and flavorful Green Valley whole kernel corn and cut green beans mix with shrimp, cashews, and other veggies over rice to create a meal that is as colorful as it is delicious.
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