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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Spicy Black Eyed Peas

Jalapeno pepper and Mexican-style stewed tomatoes spice up these black-eyed peas.

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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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Tofu Kiwi Berry Shake

A healthy drink for any time of the day.

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Peanut Brittle Cookies

These peanut butter cookies have the surprise crunch of peanut brittle inside. Make these just a little ahead of time, as the dough needs to set properly in refrigerated conditions.

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Black Bean Dip

This dip is so easy to make. And once you do, you will never forget it or want to stop making it! A really great Mexican-style dip.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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