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  • Corned Beef & Cabbage 15 BEAN SOUP® March 17, 2015
    If you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the traditional dish of Corned Beef & Cabbage, here is a great recipe using any leftovers you may have in the next week. This version is made using a slow cooker, but a standard soup pot or Dutch oven would work just as well. (If you didn’t make corned beef at home, you can always buy some precooked from the grocery or deli!) You will need: 1- package Hurst’ …
  • Smoky Brisket & Cajun Bean Soup February 2, 2015
    Here’s another great dish from $5 Dinners, one of our blog partners bringing some unique twists on classic Hurst’s bean recipes. Check out here website for a ton of awesome recipes featuring our products and many other budget-friendly options for your family. (Original post from $5 Dinners found HERE) Yield – 6 to 8 servings Preparation Time – 10 minutes Cooking Time – 8 hours Ingredients 20 oz. b …
  • 15 BEAN SOUP with Mini Meatballs January 20, 2015
    We get a lot of requests from people looking for new ways to shake-up their traditional recipes. If you find yourself stuck making the same thing, the same way, over and over again this winter, try this recipe for 15 BEAN SOUP® with Mini Meatballs! These beans and bite sized meatballs were cooked slow and low overnight in a Dutch oven, but a crock pot would work just as well. Be sure to brown the …
  • Green Chile Pulled Pork & Pintos September 24, 2014
    This week officially kicks off the Fall season, making it a great time to break out those slow cookers and try a new recipe. This Green Chile Pulled Pork & Pintos is incredibly easy to make, and a perfect “comfort food” meal for the cooler evenings in the coming months. Serve over a large slice of cornbread and top with Cilantro-Lime Sour Cream (recipe below) to complete the dish. You will need: 1 …
  • Slow Cooker Warm Cheesy Bacon Bean Dip September 5, 2014
    It’s hard to believe, but football season is already back! If you are headed to a tailgate, or just watching from home this weekend, try out this brand new recipe from Karen @ 365 Days of Slow Cooking, one of Hurst Beans food blog partners this Fall/Winter. She uses our new Slow Cooker Bacon & Beans, but this recipe could easily be done with our more widely distributed HamBeens® Great Northern or …
  • Slow Cooker Cajun 15 BEAN SOUP March 3, 2014
    Slow Cooker Cajun 15 BEAN SOUP® is one of our most requested recipes, and it’s perfect timing for any upcoming Mardi Gras festivities tomorrow! This recipe uses Andouille for a little added kick, but you can substitute any kind of smoked sausage if you prefer a little less heat. This is a perfect one pot recipe to keep you warm while this historically cold winter lingers around for a few more week …
  • 2014 Winter Recipe Review February 27, 2014
    We’ve seen some delicious recipes from our blog partners this Winter! If you haven’t caught up yet, here’s a list of their new recipes featuring Hurst’s HamBeens®… time to get cooking! $5 Dollar Dinners: Cajun Turkey Andouille Bean Soup Slow Cooker Honey Ham and Beans Basil Momma: Slow Cooker 15 BEAN SOUP® Cinnamon Spiced Great Northern Beans Split Pea & Asparagus Soup 365 Days of Slow Cooking: Sm …
  • Cinnamon Spiced Great Northern Beans December 30, 2013
    Courtesy of http://www.basilmomma.com With all the recent cold weather, it’s a great time of year to pull out the slow cooker and try some new flavors with some of Hurst’s classic bean dishes. Last week, one of our food blog partners Heather Tallman (check out BasilMomma-a busy mom that likes to cook!) used HamBeens® Great Northerns to create a perfect holiday-inspired bean recipe. Read her comple …
  • 2013 Hurst Bean Cook-off November 15, 2013
    Last Sunday, N.K. Hurst hosted our 7th Annual Hurst Bean Cook-off, and we were once again blown away by the awesome presentations. From the Fireball Whiskey Chili, to the Black Bean Breakfast Ravioli’s, to the 15 BEAN Étouffée, all entries really stepped up their culinary creativity this year. In the end, one of our newest entrants took home the grand prize with his combination of a “Black Bean Mc …
  • Split Pea Soup with Ham and Bacon October 10, 2013
    Hurst Beans is partnering with several food blogs this Fall and Winter to bring you some all new recipes featuring our best selling soups. This week, Leslie from The Hungry Housewife blog used Hurst’s HamPeas® green split pea soup as the base for this delicious recipe. It’s hard to make traditional split pea soup looks this tasty! See below for the recipe and be sure to click over to her site and …