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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Garlic Broccoli with Black Beans

Served over polenta or brown rice, this dish makes a very satisfying meal.

 

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Mexican Bean Soup

Dress this up by adding diced avocado and chopped cilantro just before serving.

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Mandarin Quinoa Salad

The sweet flavor of Mandarin oranges and crunchy peanuts make an excellent complement to quinoa in this simple salad.

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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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Honey Granola

Soy and grains make this a complete protein food.

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