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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Black Bean Jalapeno Succotash

This recipe creates a colorful and spicy diversion from standard succotash, and is a great addition at the dinner table.

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Corn Cakes with Black Bean Salsa

Serve each of these cornmeal pancakes with a dollop ofthe black bean salsa for a fun, breakfast style dinner.

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Black Bean Cakes

These delicious black bean cakes are a great addition to brunch menus as they pair well with scrambled eggs, or scrambled tofu. Added to a Mexican themed meal, they bring something fun and fresh t

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Buster Sundae Pie

This fancy pie, easily assembled from purchased ice cream and toppings, makes a refreshing alternative to cake for hot weather birthdays. In summer, substitute your favorite fresh berries for the

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Spicy Black Eyed Peas

Jalapeno pepper and Mexican-style stewed tomatoes spice up these black-eyed peas.

This deliciously spicy and creamy bean dip is best served warm with triangles of g...

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A great treat for all the peanut butter and chocolate lovers!...

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Fried thin tofu can be used in more than traditional preparations.  When I want t...

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Because this spicy sauce recipe is made from pantry staples, and because it freeze...

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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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