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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Quinoa Bean Salad

The key to successful quinoa is to thoroughly rinse your quinoa before you cook it. This rinsing helps the quinoa from becoming bitter tasting.

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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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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cheesecake

This is a beautiful cheesecake to serve for special occasions, especially when you have a lot of chocolate and peanut butter lovers on your hands!

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Traditional Baked Beans

Baked beans don't have to take six hours in a slow oven.  This recipe takes less than one and a half hours to make.  Better yet, it works fine with canned beans, so you don't have to cook the bea

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Cajun Green Beans

Chilli sauce and smoky paprika add a depth of flavor to this simple green bean dish. A nice serving choice during the holidays, when your menu plans include baked ham.

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The parsley is added at the end so that it loses none of its bright color and fla...

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For added protein and calcium, sprinkle pizza with the marinated crumbled tofu. S...

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A California chef shared this vegetarian recipe with us in 1991.  You can spoon t...

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This fancy pie, easily assembled from purchased ice cream and toppings, makes a re...

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Skillet fried beans that are simmered in bacon drippings until tender.  This is a...

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Green beans make an excellent side dish to any number of entrees, but my family es...

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This is an easy chili that I make in the winter when we have guests at our cabin o...

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Probably the most popular salad on any menu, this version has plenty of zing with ...

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Chilli sauce and smoky paprika add a depth of flavor to this simple green bean dis...

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