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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Basic Hummus

This creamy, mild, hummus is just right for younger taste buds.

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Black Bean Spread

This is a very simple recipe that has lots of flavor, fiber and protein.  Try this with tortilla chips at your next party.

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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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Citrus Ginger Tofu and Noodles

This vegetarian dish has the perfect blend of spices and tangy citrus flavors.

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Caribbean Baked Risotto

This dish is a complete meal, incorporating fruit, vegetables, protein and grain. An excellent example of fusion cooking.

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