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Recipes — Gluten-Free

Ayocote Morado and Charred Corn Salad

Ayocote Morado and Charred Corn Salad

Dark Beans Gluten-Free Salads Side Dishes Vegetarian

Inspired by a Yotam Ottolenghi recipe, here is a dish you could take to a gathering and serve at room temperature. So many hosts want some help but dread hearing, "What can I bring?" Make it easy on them and bring this. Or serve it as a side at your own celebration. 1...

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Garbanzo Salad with Roasted Peppers and Spanish Chorizo

Garbanzo Salad with Roasted Peppers and Spanish Chorizo

Gluten-Free Omnivore Other Legumes Salads Snacks & Appetizers

Steve made this super simple, flexible salad for an Instagram Live episode and we got some requests for the full recipe. Ta-da! Note that Steve used pre-cooked Spanish chorizo, which is different from the fresh Mexican-style chorizo that needs to be cooked first.  2 cups cooked, drained Rancho Gordo Garbanzo Beans 1 cup chopped...

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Broccoli Rabe and White Bean Soup with Poached Eggs

Broccoli Rabe and White Bean Soup with Poached Eggs

Gluten-Free Omnivore soup of the day Soups & Stews Vegetarian White Beans

2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 of an onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced Salt and freshly ground pepper 1/2 bunch broccoli rabe (about 1/2 pound), trimmed and coarsely chopped 1 cup cooked Rancho Gordo heirloom white beans, such as Alubia Blanca or Marcella, with bean broth 2 eggs 1 tablespoon white vinegar Serves...

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Arugula and Bean Salad with Pumpkin Seeds

Arugula and Bean Salad with Pumpkin Seeds

Gluten-Free Salads Side Dishes Vegetarian White Beans

4 cups wild arugula 2 cups drained cooked Rancho Gordo white beans, such as Ayocote Blanco, Cassoulet or Royal Corona beans 1 teaspoon Rancho Gordo Oregano Indio Olive oil Rancho Gordo Pineapple Vinegar (or other mild vinegar) Salt and freshly ground black pepper ½ cup pumpkin seeds, toasted Serve 2 to...

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Santa Maria–Style Beans with Medjool Dates

Santa Maria–Style Beans with Medjool Dates

chiles Gluten-Free Medium Beans Omnivore Side Dishes

  I was gifted a box of dates over the holidays. I was appreciative, but I wasn't prepared to be overwhelmed with joy. These were the best dates I'd ever had! I quickly finished the generous box and went to the Rancho Meladuco website to order more. It turns out that...

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Valley Bar & Bottle Black Garbanzo Hummus

Valley Bar & Bottle Black Garbanzo Hummus

Gluten-Free Omnivore Other Legumes Snacks & Appetizers Vegan Vegetarian

Our original plans to celebrate our 20th anniversary were thwarted by the pandemic. We had planned a major shindig with lots of guests and even a cumbia band, but of course, things just weren't meant to be. Our friends at Valley Bar and Bottle, right on the square in Sonoma,...

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Buckeye Beans with Roasted Peppers & Pumpkin Seeds

Buckeye Beans with Roasted Peppers & Pumpkin Seeds

Gluten-Free Medium Beans Soups & Stews Vegan Vegetarian

After some noodling around in the kitchen, we came up with this dish featuring our fabulous Buckeye Beans (aka Yellow Indian Woman). Is it a stew? It's not a soup. It's just an incredible bowl of beans packed with flavor. The secret is to cook the beans simply and then top...

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Alubia Blanca, Watercress, and Herb Salad

Alubia Blanca, Watercress, and Herb Salad

Gluten-Free Holiday Cooking Ominivore Salads Vegetarian White Beans

In her seminal book, The Mexican Gourmet, author Maria Dolores Torres Yzabal includes a salad with just half cilantro and half watercress. Steve was intrigued by this and started making it at home. He came to love the slight bitterness of the watercress, but he wanted something that could stand...

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Zucchini with Garbanzos in Yogurt

Zucchini with Garbanzos in Yogurt

Gluten-Free Main Dishes Omnivore Other Legumes Side Dishes Vegetarian

When your zucchini plants decide overnight to start producing, this recipe is such a winner. It's inspired by a recipe from the new book Falastin: A Cookbook by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley. You might recognize Tamimi's name from the seminal book, Jerusalem, with Yotam Ottolenghi. ½ yellow onion, diced 2...

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Xoconostle Relish

Xoconostle Relish

Dark Beans Gluten-Free Omnivore Salsas & Sauces Vegan

This salsa is similar to a relish. I add a healthy plop to a bowl of good beans and call it a meal. The photo features Ayocote Morado, but any bean would love the company. 6 to 10 pieces of Rancho Gordo plain xoconostle, soaked for 6 hours in water,...

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Winter Vegetable Stew

Winter Vegetable Stew

Gluten-Free Omnivore Soups & Stews Vegan Vegetarian White Beans

  3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving 1/2 onion, sliced thin 3 cloves garlic, smashed 1 bulb fennel, chopped 1 bunch kale, chopped into bite sized pieces 2 leeks, chopped 1 large carrot, diced small salt and freshly ground pepper 1 small napa cabbage, sliced thin 2 to...

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Summer Heirloom Bean Casserole

Summer Heirloom Bean Casserole

Gluten-Free Omnivore Sides Vegetarian White Beans

First I will tell you that I meant to make Deb Perelman’s Pizza Beans. This Smitten Kitchen recipe has been one of the most talked-about and produced recipes I’ve ever known. Members of our Bean Club make it constantly and collectively they’ve made it a classic. Read more in this...

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