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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Blacked-Eyed Peas and Pickled Pigs' Tails

The black-eyed pea is actually a bean. This preparation is almost as traditional as red beans and rice in the south. Black-eyed peas, red beans, white beans and navy beans can all be cooked in si

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Pesto Beans and Pasta

Preparing meals in the slow cooker is always a great choice during the winter months. Start this delectable bean and pasta dish in the morning, and by nighfall, you'll have a warm and hearty meal

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Green Beans and Shiitake Mushrooms

These dish is extremely versatile, as it can be served warm or cooled. It also transports very well, making it a suitable choice for potlucks or picnics.

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Green Beans with Roasted Red Peppers

Southern cooks often enhance vegetables with bacon or other types of pork. Old fashioned recipes called for cooking the vegetables until they were practically mush. Here, the beans cook until jus

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Chickpea and Roasted Red Pepper Salad

Both the chickpeas and the roasted peppers can come from cans, so there is little preparation for
this salad. Serve it as a side salad at dinner, or as one part of a meal made

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