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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Spicy Lime Black Beans

Here's a Mexican take on barbecued baked beans. Black beans stand in for navy beans, and a sweet-hot spice mix replaces the molasses. Cilantro and lime perk up the flavors. Serve this as a side dis

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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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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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French Green Beans Almondine

This traditional green bean side dish deserves a place on the holiday table. Tasty, fast, simple and always a crowd pleaser.

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Black Bean Relish

This mildly spicy relish is delicious served with grilled beef, pork or poultry dishes.

A delicious and spicy addition to many meals....

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