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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Tofu Lasagna

Longing for that meaty red lasagna you grew up on? Full of ricotta cheese and red sauce oozing with ground sausage? This version is much easier on the waistline, but certainly not short on flavor.<

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Green Beans with Pine Nuts

Lightly toasted pine nuts add texture and delicate flavor to this green bean side dish. Be sure to use Spanish olive oil, if at all possible. It's more robust flavor makes the dish far more memor

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Corn Cakes with Black Bean Salsa

Serve each of these cornmeal pancakes with a dollop ofthe black bean salsa for a fun, breakfast style dinner.

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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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Black Bean Dip

This dip is so easy to make. And once you do, you will never forget it or want to stop making it! A really great Mexican-style dip.

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