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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Cashew Green Beans

This quick and easy green bean side dish is perfectly suited to busy weeknight cooking. Not only does it taste great, it's good for you!

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Parsley Pesto Spread

Made vibrantly green thanks to the addition of parsley, this spread goes beautifully with rolls and can take soup recipes to new heights of flavor.

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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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Baked Bean Sandwiches

What better way to eat leftover baked beans, than on a sandwich? This recipe also works well as a canape for casul dinner parties.

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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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