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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The Best Peanut Butter Pie

For the peanut butter junkies. Even better with a chocolate cookie crust and chocolate shavings.

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Mexican Avocado Cilantro Hummus

This hummus is bright green and full of flavor! As if avocados weren't tasty enough on their own, this dip takes these vitamin K and potassium rich fruits to a whole new level.

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Black Beans and Rice

This is a popular side dish found in Mexican restaurants on meal combination plates. However, this version does without the heavy, saturated fats.

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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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Beef and Hummus Pizza

This unusual pizza is delicious and good for you too! The flavorful hummus is a nice contrast to the rich beef and melted cheese.

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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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