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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Basic Lentils

Lentils feature prominently in cuisines from around the world, including the Middle East and India. If your baby needs a smoother texture, puree lentils before serving.

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Quick Minestrone Soup

This is a great last minute meal served with bread or sandwiches.

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Tomato Bean Soup

In 3 1/2,-or 4-quart slow cooker. combine vegetable broth. tomato puree. white beans. uncooked rice. onion. basil. salt. pepper and garlic.

Cover slow cooker; cook on low-heat setting for 5

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Blacked-Eyed Peas and Pickled Pigs' Tails

The black-eyed pea is actually a bean. This preparation is almost as traditional as red beans and rice in the south. Black-eyed peas, red beans, white beans and navy beans can all be cooked in si

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Black Bean and Carrot Mash

Black Beans as a SuperFood? Black beans contain the same amount of antioxidants as grapes and cranberries. The darker the beans, the more antioxidants they contain. Also, looking for an iron r

Lentils feature prominently in cuisines from around the world, including the Middl...

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The lentils are first cooked separately, then with the rice. This insures that th...

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Serve this hearty soup with cold beer and pretzels after a sporting event, or for ...

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Bean & cabrales salad...

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This is an easy, make ahead meal that will easily satisy the entire family, or par...

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This hearty Greek soup is filled with beans and fresh vegetables.  A great dish f...

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Spicy red chiles add heat to this simple bean dip recipe....

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This simple hot dip is a favorite for summer pool parties or after skiing. The lit...

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I made this salad recipe up about 15 years ago. I still love it today....

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In large skillet, brown beef in hot oil. In 3 1/2-or 4-quart slow cooker, combine ...

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