Best 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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"Reeses" Peanut Butter Candy

A great treat for all the peanut butter and chocolate lovers!

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Black-Eyed Peas and Mushrooms

Black-eyed peas are very versatile, and an essential side to Southern cooks. In this recipe, they are paired with fresh mushrooms and a melange of spices, to create a delectable and hearty dish.

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Barley, Bacon, Lentils and Tomatoes

Hearty lentils are flavored with crumbled bacon and stewed tomatoes, in this tasty side dish.

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Orange Julius

Refreshing citrus treat that's super easy to make and great on a warm day.

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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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