Beans: how many cans? Drained?

It doesn’t say anything about how many cans of beans or whether to drain them! Or if I should get seasoned beans, etc. need to know as I shop. That’s my question. It keeps telling me to add more detail to my question! I have nothing else to ask. Please help! Ok more detail: what brand? How many cans? Drained or not?

Alice Swenson
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Roasted Cauliflower & Bean Tacos
Recipe question for: Roasted Cauliflower & Bean Tacos

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Lori T. January 2, 2021
I don't think it matters what brand of beans you purchase. I would recommend a dependable, good quality brand or whichever is your favorite brand. You will be seasoning these beans and warming them up to spoon into tacos. So you want an unseasoned brand. I'd also drain them before heating, because otherwise you will end up with a bean soup of sorts that is much too loose to be contained in a tortilla shell and eaten out of hand. As far as how many cans, that depends on how "beany" and filled you like your tacos to be. I imagine the recipe writer has in mind only 1 can, but there is no reason you couldn't use 2 if you preferred.
 
KLS January 2, 2021
Just from reading the recipe, since it's only 1/2 head cauliflower, I'd use 1 can of beans, just plain cannellini beans, no seasoning, drained and rinsed. Good Luck!
 
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