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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Traditional Boston Baked Beans

Salt pork slowly cooked with your choice of white beans will result in a magnificent pot of Boston baked beans. This recipe is certain to please a hungry crowd!

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Peanut Butter Quick Bread

Peanut Butter Quick Bread

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Carola's Black Beans

Carola traditionally serves her Cuban black beans during the Christmas holidays, along with rice, roasted pork and fried plantains.

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Spicy Black Eyed Peas

Jalapeno pepper and Mexican-style stewed tomatoes spice up these black-eyed peas.

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Crunchies

This is my sister's favorite Christmas candy. She absolutely loves the sweet, salty combination.

This simple salad of brown rice and lentils is a snap to put together. Loaded wit...

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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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