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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Traditional Boston Baked Beans

Salt pork slowly cooked with your choice of white beans will result in a magnificent pot of Boston baked beans. This recipe is certain to please a hungry crowd!

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Easy Tofu Tandoori

This recipe is similar to Tandoori Chicken.  Absolutly love it once you try it !

 

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Tex-Mex Refried Beans

Traditional Tex-Mex frijoles refritos are fried in lard. I don't really have anything against lard. Contrary to popular belief, it's actually lower in cholesterol than many other fats, including

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Traditional Baked Beans

Baked beans don't have to take six hours in a slow oven.  This recipe takes less than one and a half hours to make.  Better yet, it works fine with canned beans, so you don't have to cook the bea

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Cuban Rice and Black Bean Pilaf

This popular Cuban rice dish won't win any beauty contests, but the depth of flavor is fantastic. To make healthier rice and black beans, I use olive oil instead of bacon fat.

A hearty and healthful side dish that pairs wonderfully with many different main e...

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This is a great, flavorful bean salad. You can make it with common ingredients, a...

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What better way to eat leftover baked beans, than on a sandwich? This recipe also...

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A really great falafel recipe that you are able to bake and avoid the extra calori...

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Romaine lettuce is recommended for this salad because it's substantial enough to m...

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These crispy outside, soft inside little breads are absolutely scrumptious on thei...

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A warming and filling soup to take to a tailgate party on a chilly fall day.  Tra...

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Hearty lentils are flavored with crumbled bacon and stewed tomatoes, in this tasty...

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Basic Beans

Recipe by Billyboy

Starting with dried beans is easy, though time consuming. This recipe will take y...

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Basic Hummus

Recipe by Muncher

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

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