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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Cajun Green Beans

Chilli sauce and smoky paprika add a depth of flavor to this simple green bean dish. A nice serving choice during the holidays, when your menu plans include baked ham.

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Traditional Boston Baked Beans

Salt pork slowly cooked with your choice of white beans will result in a magnificent pot of Boston baked beans. This recipe is certain to please a hungry crowd!

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Easy Rosemary and Parsley Hummus

Serve this delicious snack with sugar snap peas, carrots or pita chips.  It also doubles as a sandwich spread for grilled chicken, steak and veggies.

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Baked Bean Sandwiches

What better way to eat leftover baked beans, than on a sandwich? This recipe also works well as a canape for casul dinner parties.

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Black Beans and Wild Rice with Spicy Mango Salsa

Here's another exceptional one dish dinner. Make the relish first, and while it is standing, cook the rice, prep the vegetables, set the table, and then, just before you're ready to sit down, star

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