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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Mixed Bean and Aubergine Tagine with Mint Yogurt

Beans are not only cheap, but they are also a very good source of protein. Here they are combined with aubergine (eggplant), fresh herbs, garlic and chilies to make a very healthy dish, perfect fo

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Black Bean Dip

This dip is so easy to make. And once you do, you will never forget it or want to stop making it! A really great Mexican-style dip.

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Christmas Tamales with Mole

Complex flavored moles and tamales, are among the family favorites for the Christmas holidays, usually being served after church on Christmas Eve and at other festive gatherings.

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Asian Beef Salad with Thai Chile Dressing

If you're a little crazy about grilling (and I know you are!), you'll love this spicy Asian salad. It has a great grilled beef flavor and yet is very light and refreshing. Just the right thing on

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Citrus Green Beans

Tender and crisp green beans are perked up with lemon and orange juice in this simple side dish recipe.

This recipe creates a colorful and spicy diversion from standard succotash, and is...

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Protein rich black beans replace the meat in this Mexican style vegetarian lasagna...

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Dried beans are extremely affordable, where canned beans are extremely convenient....

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This mildly spicy relish is delicious served with grilled beef, pork or poultry di...

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This is a very simple recipe that has lots of flavor, fiber and protein.  Try thi...

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Egg rolls can be made with all sorts of fillings, so it's easy to adapt the ingred...

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This simple side dish is excellent served with grilled hamburgers. It can also be...

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Beans and pumpkin, both native to the Americas, come together in this dish to crea...

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This is a popular side dish found in Mexican restaurants on meal combination plate...

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Here's another exceptional one dish dinner. Make the relish first, and while it i...

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