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.
Click on the slide !
Black Bean and Olive Salad

Because I make this salad with black beans, you don't see the black olives, and they come as a taste surprise. It might be prettier to use a lighter color bean, but then the olives are no longer a

Click on the slide !
Peanut Butter Crunch Cake

Applesauce replaces some of the butter in this delicious cake, with a built in streusel topping.

Click on the slide !
Easy Vegetable Beef Soup

A great beef soup for the cold winter months.

Click on the slide !
Bean Dip Caliente

Spicy red chiles add heat to this simple bean dip recipe.

Click on the slide !
Layered Salad with Ranch-Style Dressing

This is truly a salad for all seasons because you can change the ingredients with the changing crops. It's a great salad for taking to potlucks or picnics, because it can be assembled ahead and to

This deliciously spicy and creamy bean dip is best served warm with triangles of g...

Read More

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

Read More

Fried thin tofu can be used in more than traditional preparations.  When I want t...

Read More

Because this spicy sauce recipe is made from pantry staples, and because it freeze...

Read More

Corn, known to the Africans as Maize or Mealies, is used in countless ways: pound...

Read More

There are many opportunities to make this salad because the ingredients are availa...

Read More

Like the egg in egg salad or the tuna in tuna salad, tofu is a main component of t...

Read More

If you're a little crazy about grilling (and I know you are!), you'll love this sp...

Read More

Serve these beans hot, or at room temperature. Leftovers continue to taste wonder...

Read More

In many Latin American countries, avocados and black beans are a first course food...

Read More