Quick & Easy 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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Brown Rice and Lentil Salad

This simple salad of brown rice and lentils is a snap to put together. Loaded with nutritional value, it provides a satisfying main dish, or side to a more elaborate meal.

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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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Taco Casserole

Very tasty without the fuss of conventional tacos.

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Green Beans Flavored with Bacon

These green beans are prepared with crispy fried bacon, providing a coloiful contrast alongside chicken dishes. They are also delicious with corn bread, for a real southern taste experience.

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Overnight Layered Chicken Salad

The idea of an overnight layered salad was still new when I found this recipe in the mid-'70s. Favored for its simplicity and creamy curry-flavored dressing, the salad has become a make ahead

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