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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Bean Dip Caliente

This simple hot dip is a favorite for summer pool parties or after skiing. The little pockets of hot pepper cheese give it some zing!

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Lemon Cheesecake

One of my favorite desserts, this New York-style cheese cake uses tofu to replace the usual, cream cheese. Try-it with a spoonful of Quick Strawberry or Blueberry Sauce.

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Vegan Baked Beans

Looking for something besides potato salad and corn on the cob to serve at your next barbecue? Try these beans. Sweet and smoky and full of flavor, these beans will fool even the toughest meat ea

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Black Bean and Prosciutto Refrito

This is one of the richest refired bean recipes I've ever tried. If you can't bear to use prosciutto (it's very expensive), substitute thin slices of the best smoked ham you can afford.

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Cajun Green Beans

Chilli sauce and smoky paprika add a depth of flavor to this simple green bean dish. A nice serving choice during the holidays, when your menu plans include baked ham.

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