Popular 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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Three Bean Vegetable Soup

Don't be intimidated by the long list of ingredients. This vegetarian soup is actually quite simple to prepare and tastes delicious.

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Mexican Avocado Cilantro Hummus

This hummus is bright green and full of flavor! As if avocados weren't tasty enough on their own, this dip takes these vitamin K and potassium rich fruits to a whole new level.

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Falafel Loaf

This meatless and mildly spicy dish combines a multitude of authentic Middle Eastern flavors.  Preparing this dish in a loaf pan is an interesting alternative to the traditional party method.

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Quick Minestrone

This is a great recipe to prepare the night before. Then the next morning, put it in the crock pot and forget about it.

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Lemon Cheesecake

One of my favorite desserts, this New York-style cheese cake uses tofu to replace the usual, cream cheese. Try-it with a spoonful of Quick Strawberry or Blueberry Sauce.

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