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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Cuban Black Beans

My family enjoys almost every cuisine. I hope you'll venture to try new foods. This Cuban staple takes just a few minutes to make.

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Fresh Green Beans with Heat

I like to have fresh green beans often when they are in season. Their flavor is bright and their texture crisp. They require only a minute or two in boiling water and a pinch of salt after. Howe

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Bean Dip Caliente

Spicy red chiles add heat to this simple bean dip recipe.

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Falafel in a Pita

Chickpeas are a useful source of fiber, B vitamins and minerals.  This recipe makes a hearty and nutritious light lunch.

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Marinated Bean Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

For your next summer picnic, try this salad with corn on the cob, new potatoes, snap peas, a sliced tomato salad, watermelon and fresh lemonade. Or, serve it as a side salad when the weather gets

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Corn, known to the Africans as Maize or Mealies, is used in countless ways: pound...

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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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