Rice and beans makes for the ultimate budget meal — especially if you cook dried beans from scratch — but that doesn't mean your dinner has to be boring. Simmered with fragrant spices, wrapped up in a tortilla, baked into a comforting casserole, this combination can be cooked up in a variety of ways that manage to be satisfying and tasty, without breaking the bank.

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What are your favorite ways to eat beans and rice for dinner?