19 Beans and Rice Recipes to Save Money

If you’re looking for literal examples of a “beans and rice, rice and beans” budget meal plan, these recipes for beans and rice dishes and dinners will give you some frugal inspiration!

Instant Pot Red Beans

It's warm and spicy and makes the perfect comfort food.

Ham and Bean Crockpot Soup

This ham and bean Crockpot soup is perfect for using up leftover ham from Christmas, Easter, or any occasion.

Cheesy Mashed Potato and Bean Bake

Cheesy Mashed Potato and Bean Bake- this dinner recipe is the ultimate filling, vegetarian, comfort food.

Best Vegan Chili Recipe

If you are looking for an amazing vegan chili or vegetarian chili, you would love this recipe.

Southern Style Chili

This cool weather seems like a perfect time to ‘spill the beans’ on my southern-style chili.

Which beans and rice recipe will you add to your frugal meal plan?