Affordable and versatile, black beans are a nutrient-dense pantry staple. It is always a good idea to have a can — or three — on hand for quick and easy weeknight meals. Turn them into soups and chilis, use them to add heft to salads, and stuff them in everything from peppers to lettuce-wrap tacos.
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