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#WhiteBeansWednesday: Our Second Favorite Day of the Week

From Camellia Band Navy Beans and Great Northern Beans to Large Limas and more, our favorite white beans are buttery, delicious, and deserve their own day of the week. Whether you’re looking for easy Instant Pot recipes, slow simmering stovetop favorites, Cajun cuisine or something with Mexican flair, you’ll find a delicious round up of white beans here. So, let’s get cooking.   

Café Reconcile’s White Beans and Shrimp

a close up of a plate of cafe reconcile white beans and shrimp

Café Reconcile is a destination lunch spot for a lot of New Orleanians, and their famous White Beans and Shrimp dish is a local favorite.

Great Northern Beans & Ham

Great Northern Beans & Ham recipe from Chef Jennifer Hill Booker

We can thank our friend Chef Jennifer Hill Booker for this delicious recipe. It’s from her cookbook Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent.

Creamy Bean and Collard Greens Soup

Creamy Bean and Collard Greens Soup

A quintessential comfort food, this Creamy Bean and Collard Greens Soup is full of Southern flavor.

Instant Pot Navy Beans

Instant Pot Navy Beans

Featuring smoked sausage that’s browned right in the Instant Pot, this is a great weeknight recipe that offers big, savory flavor.

Instant Pot Southern Large Limas with Ham Hock

Southern Large Limas

A Southern favorite — butter beans — are made even creamier and tastier by cooking them with a smoky ham hock.

Lima Beans with Shrimp and Andouille

Lima Beans with Shrimp and Andouille

Simmering white beans with Andouille sausage brings amazing spices and seasonings to the pot, but adding fresh peeled shrimp in the last few minutes of cooking really takes this dish up a notch.

Frijoles Charros

Frijoles Charros

An over the top rendition of a traditional Mexican family recipe, this dish features Camellia Brand Great Northern Beans simmered with chorizo, bacon, hot dogs and pickled jalapenos.

South-Louisiana Style White Beans & Rice

South Louisiana White Beans and Rice

A local and regional dish that’s almost as beloved as New Orleans Red Beans & Rice is South Louisiana-Style White Beans & Rice. Typically made with small, oval Navy beans, the trinity, and either smoked or andouille sausage, this quintessential dish is similar to the way many people prepare their red beans.

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