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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Baja Bean Salad

This is a great, flavorful bean salad. You can make it with common ingredients, and it tastes completely different than ordinary bean salads. This recipe will provide you with a light and healthy

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Basic Beans

Starting with dried beans is easy, though time consuming. This recipe will take you step by step though the basic process of cooking beans.

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Marinated Chickpea Salad

My parents frequent a diner that usually has interesting marinated salads on the table for patrons to munch on while waiting for their orders. This is similar to one that I enjoyed a lot.

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Mexican Bean Soup

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

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No Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

These are quick to make. I learned how to make these for my niece who is allergic to flour.

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