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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Grandma's Old Time Peanut Brittle

Traditional peanut brittle recipe that is realtively easy to make but tastes great.

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Spicy Red Lentils and Rice

The yogurt and sesame topping are cool, refreshing touches, on this spicy lentil and rice dish.

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Quick Minestrone

This is a great recipe to prepare the night before. Then the next morning, put it in the crock pot and forget about it.

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Mixed Bean and Aubergine Tagine with Mint Yogurt

Beans are not only cheap, but they are also a very good source of protein. Here they are combined with aubergine (eggplant), fresh herbs, garlic and chilies to make a very healthy dish, perfect fo

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Pasta and Bean Soup

This popular soup, known as pasta e fagioli in Italian, is closely related to minestrone, but its taste and texture are entirely different. A delicious and hearty cold weather meal.

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