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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Gremolata Green Beans

Gremolata is a coarse mixture of garlic, parsley and lemon. It does amazing things for green beans.

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Bean and Cabrales Salad

bean & cabrales salad

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Black Beans and Wild Rice with Spicy Mango Salsa

Here's another exceptional one dish dinner. Make the relish first, and while it is standing, cook the rice, prep the vegetables, set the table, and then, just before you're ready to sit down, star

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Mexican Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

This recipe is quite flexible. Other vegetables can be used, even grilled vegetables. As a convenience, use store-bought enchilada or taco sauce, preftrably mild or medium, not hot.

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Edamame Pesto

Edamame are fresh soy beans, pale green and oval, about the size of a fingernail. Look for them in the grocer's freezer section, although sometimes you can find them fresh. They are very nutritio

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