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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Lentil Soup with Knockwurst

This German inspired dish of hearty knockwurst and lentils creates a belly warming soup perfect for a fall day, or watching the big game. Serve with a stout German beer for a real treat!

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Green Beans with Feta and Sun Dried Tomatoes

The combination of feta and sun dried tomatoes gives this colorful side dish a classic, Mediterranean flavor. It works well with plain broiled meat or fish.

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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

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"Reeses" Peanut Butter Candy

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

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Carrot and String Bean Casserole

Green beans and carrots make for a colorful pair, in this easy vegetable casserole. An excellent serving choice during the holidays, when you want to offer something other than "traditional" green

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