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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Many Bean Salad

Any combination of beans works here. Have fun varying the colors, textures and flavors. lf starting
with dried beans, cook them separately, since different varieties of beans

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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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Deviled "Egg" Salad

This tastes unbelievably like the real thing!

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Navajo Tacos

Puffy fried bread rounds filled with beans and beef are popular fare at rodeos, fairs, and fiestas throughout the West. If you don't mind a bit of a mess, eat these big sandwiches with your ha

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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 Beans as a SuperFood? Black beans contain the same amount of antioxidants ...

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Because I make this salad with black beans, you don't see the black olives, and th...

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This is one of the richest refired bean recipes I've ever tried. If you can't bea...

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This colorful and nutritious salad has a little bit of everything in it. This is ...

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These delicious black bean cakes are a great addition to brunch menus as they pair...

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An easy vegetarian chili recipe that can be prepared quickly on busy weeknights. ...

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This dip is so easy to make. And once you do, you will never forget it or want to ...

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The all important backyard barbecue often leaves vegetarians, and vegans alike, ou...

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