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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Bean Dip With A Bite

This deliciously spicy and creamy bean dip is best served warm with triangles of grilled pitta bread or a bowl of crunchy tortilla chips.

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Veggie Chow Mein

Yet another take out dish to make in! Feel free to add other vegetables here, such as sugar snap peas, mung bean sprouts, edamame or baby corn.

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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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Mexican Bean Soup

Dress this up by adding diced avocado and chopped cilantro just before serving.

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Avocado and Black Beans

In many Latin American countries, avocados and black beans are a first course food. This recipe combines both ingredients together for a colorful and delicious dish.

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