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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Banana Salad with Peanuts

Romaine lettuce is recommended for this salad because it's substantial enough to maintain its character when paired with the rich dressing, which would overwhelm more delicate greens. Chicory make

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Buster Sundae Pie

This fancy pie, easily assembled from purchased ice cream and toppings, makes a refreshing alternative to cake for hot weather birthdays. In summer, substitute your favorite fresh berries for the

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Lorena's Special Gluten Free Brownies

Chocolatey and chewy, these gluten free brownies will have even the most die hard chocolate lovers fooled. You can add nuts if you'd like, but these are delicious and complex without.

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Black Bean and Tomato Salad

This colorful and nutritious salad has a little bit of everything in it. This is great to share at potlucks or picnics, as it goes together quickly and transports well.

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Red Cabbage and Green Pea Salad

This can be prepared ahead of time and combined at the table when ready to serve.

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