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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Four Vegetable Hummus

Vegetarian dream, smooth cream absolutley delicious.

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Tomato Bean Chowder with Cabbage

Cabbage becomes sweet when cooked, and is a great complement to tender beans and tangy tomatoes. A tiny bit of sugar helps counteract the acid in the tomatoes.

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Herbed Mixed Bean Salad with Fried Provolone Cheese

A wonderful salad with a side of fried cheese.

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Mexican Black Beans and Rice

This is a traditional Mexican recipe of black beans and rice, made easy. You can easily double the recipe to feed a crowd for a party or special occasion.

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Black Bean Vegetable Egg Rolls

Egg rolls can be made with all sorts of fillings, so it's easy to adapt the ingredients as long as you keep the mixture fairly dry. Too much sauce and the pastry will become soggy.

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