Beans and Legumes Recipes

Beans and legumes are served in everthing from main courses, appetizers, soups and salads. Usually high in protein, beans and legumes add both nutrition and texture to dishes. Many vegetarian meals feature beans and legumes, as they are hearty enough to act as a replacement for meats.
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Parsley Pesto Spread

Made vibrantly green thanks to the addition of parsley, this spread goes beautifully with rolls and can take soup recipes to new heights of flavor.

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Asian Beef Salad with Thai Chile Dressing

If you're a little crazy about grilling (and I know you are!), you'll love this spicy Asian salad. It has a great grilled beef flavor and yet is very light and refreshing. Just the right thing on

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Peanut Brittle Cookies

These peanut butter cookies have the surprise crunch of peanut brittle inside. Make these just a little ahead of time, as the dough needs to set properly in refrigerated conditions.

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Mixed Bean and Aubergine Tagine with Mint Yogurt

Beans are not only cheap, but they are also a very good source of protein. Here they are combined with aubergine (eggplant), fresh herbs, garlic and chilies to make a very healthy dish, perfect fo

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Party Green Beans

The cheese, seasonings and tomato sauce contrast nicely with the fresh, mild flavor of green beans. Beans can be found in most home gardens. They're a simple to grow, nutritious, low calorie vege

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There are many opportunities to make this salad because the ingredients are availa...

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Like the egg in egg salad or the tuna in tuna salad, tofu is a main component of t...

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If you're a little crazy about grilling (and I know you are!), you'll love this sp...

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Serve these beans hot, or at room temperature. Leftovers continue to taste wonder...

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In many Latin American countries, avocados and black beans are a first course food...

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