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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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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Green Bean Puree

A natural and healthy way to prepare and serve green beans to infants and children. Snapping fresh beans is an easy way to engage your older children in preparing foods, and they will be more lik

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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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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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Green Beans with Almonds

The bright flavor of citrus and added crunch of almonds, brings unexpected texture and tang to this Spanish green bean side dish.

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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