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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Easy Black Bean Relish

There is no denying that black beans make a dramatic looking garnish over fish and poultry, or in combination with other vegetables. The trick with this recipe, is to keep the beans whole and perf

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Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

Silken tofu replaces cream cheese, in this cheesecake recipe. Individual pieces can be picked up and enjoyed with a good cup of coffee.

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Umbrian Sausage and Lentil Stew

Sausage and lentils is a classic dish from Umbria. The lentils used there are a tiny, brown variety called lenticchie di Catelluccio. These tasty little legumes are paired with another Umbrian sp

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Green Beans with Almonds

The bright flavor of citrus and added crunch of almonds, brings unexpected texture and tang to this Spanish green bean side dish.

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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