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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Spicy Black Eyed Peas

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

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Bean Dip Caliente

This simple hot dip is a favorite for summer pool parties or after skiing. The little pockets of hot pepper cheese give it some zing!

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Spicy Peanut Butter Crackers

These crackers are a great vegan treat that combines some spice with peanut butter. An unlikely pairing, but nonetheless tasty combination.

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Risotto con FagioliI

An Italian inspired version of beans (fagioli) and rice, this hearty entree is flecked with basil and fresh parsley.

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Ham and Lima Bean Soup

This is a great soup to prepare when you have a leftover ham bone handy. Be sure that the ham bone you use still has plenty of meat left on it so this soup will be hearty and flavorful. If you do

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This dip is so easy to make. And once you do, you will never forget it or want to ...

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Basic Hummus

Recipe by Muncher

This creamy, mild, hummus is just right for younger taste buds....

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A healthy drink for any time of the day....

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Refreshing citrus treat that's super easy to make and great on a warm day....

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Although to adults this combination might seem unconventional, babies are just lea...

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

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