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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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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Marinated Bean Salad

An excellent source of protein, beans are a nutritious addition to any light meal. Here, they show up in a make ahead salad that packs well for a picnic or casual summer buffet. To let the flavors

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Overnight Layered Chicken Salad

The idea of an overnight layered salad was still new when I found this recipe in the mid-'70s. Favored for its simplicity and creamy curry-flavored dressing, the salad has become a make ahead

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Green Beans with Feta and Sun Dried Tomatoes

The combination of feta and sun dried tomatoes gives this colorful side dish a classic, Mediterranean flavor. It works well with plain broiled meat or fish.

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Gluten Free Baked Beans

Isn't it just amazing where you'll find suspect ingredients?  Canned baked beans often aren't gluten free. These delicious beans are homemade and entirely gluten free!  You won't need to use drie

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