Recipes with Beans & Legumes

Beans are one of the most nutritious, economical and downright tasty proteins out there. Expand your repetoire with our delicious recipes with beans, including vegetarian options.

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      Chili-Lime Air-Fried Chickpeas

      Looking for a lighter snack that's still a crowd pleaser? You've found it! These air-fried chickpeas will have everyone happily munching. —Julie Ruble, Charlotte, North Carolina

      Pizza Beans

      This dish is wonderful for parties or as a main dish. It can even be made the day before and...


      Spicy Cowboy Beans

      1 review

      These spicy cowboy beans are a perfect contribution to a potluck buffet any time of year. Instead of needing hours...


      The Best Black Beans to Add to Your Cart, According to Our Test Kitchen

      You want the best black beans for your recipes. But do you know which can is really the tastiest? Our...


      32 Healthy Canned Bean Recipes (Pinto, Garbanzo and More!)

      These healthy canned bean recipes prove that good-for-you meals don't have to break the bank. Put that pantry staple to...

      Grilled Chickpea Salad Sandwich

      When my mother comes to visit, she enjoys a good old-fashioned chicken salad sandwich. As a vegetarian, I make chickpea...


      56 Recipes That Start with a Can of Black Beans

      Nutritious and affordable beans are perfect for salads, casseroles, sides and so much more.

      Cumin-Spiced Lentil Burgers

      1 review

      My lovely Turkish daughter-in-law has shared many recipes with our family. I transformed her original lentil log recipe (a traditional...


      How to Make Easy Lentil Soup

      With smoky bacon, tender lentils and plenty of veggies, this easy lentil soup recipe is an affordable meal that you...


      Malfouf

      4 reviews

      Malfouf, also known as Lebanese cabbage rolls, is a delicacy in the Middle East. Not only are cabbage rolls delicious,...


      Red Lentil Hummus with Brussels Sprout Hash

      1 review

      This spicy red lentil hummus is a new take on the classic dip. The Brussels sprout topping adds a special...

      Curry Pomegranate Protein Bowl

      1 review

      This recipe is simple and beautiful. It uses a lot of unique flavors that, when blended together, create an out-of-this-world...


      Pressure-Cooker Andouille Red Beans and Rice

      Once my husband's favorite New Orleans takeout closed, I challenged myself to develop a tasty red beans and rice recipe...


      Best Hummus

      2 reviews

      Hummus is my go-to appetizer when I need something quick, easy and impressive. Over the years I've picked up a...


      Dry-Rub Grilled Pork Chops over Cannellini Greens

      My family was not a huge fan of pork until I tried this pork chops and green beans recipe. Feel...


      Baked Cannellini Beans

      1 review

      My sister developed this baked cannellini beans recipe after a Christmas holiday. We were still all together but nobody wanted...

      20 Bean Salads for Your Next Picnic

      Need something refreshing and packed with protein for your next day out at the park? These bean salad recipes are...


      Ribollita

      2 reviews

      Ribollita, also known as bread soup, is a hearty and flavorful Italian dish that uses up stale bread. If you'd...


      Slow-Cooker Chicken Tagine with Pumpkin

      1 review

      I first discovered tagines—Moroccan stews—when my oldest son was a baby, and I've loved them ever since. The first version...


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      Pressure-Cooker White Chile Chicken Enchilada Soup

      I created this thick and creamy soup by adapting several recipes into one. Although previously a slow-cooker soup, the pressure...


      Pressure-Cooker Smoked Sausage and White Beans

      My husband grew up in the South, where sausage and beans were on the menu weekly. I quickly became a...


      Butternut Squash Burrito Bowl

      2 reviews

      This butternut squash burrito bowl is an easy-to-prep dinner that combines fresh ingredients with wholesome convenience foods. It comes together...


      Turkey and Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

      1 review

      When I don’t feel like pulling out the slow cooker, my next favorite weeknight meal is this warm black bean...


      Vegetarian Chili

      Vegetarian skillet chili screams comfort food to me. This recipe makes me feel warm and fuzzy, and it's loved by...

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      Quick and Healthy Turkey Veggie Soup

      I freeze our leftover turkey at the holidays so we can enjoy meals like this year-round. This soup is especially...


      Chicken Sweet Potato Skillet

      4 reviews

      One of the first things my husband made for me was a variation of this chicken sweet potato skillet. Over...


      Quick Chicken Minestrone

      You'll love this flavorful chicken minestrone soup that comes together with pantry ingredients. Dress it up by serving the dish...


      23 Recipes Made With Dried Beans

      It's time to get cooking! Dried beans shouldn't go to waste on the shelf. Put this pantry staple to good...


      Instant Pot Black Beans

      Instant Pot black beans are the key to a lot of my family's meals, whether for a weekend breakfast or...


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      Air-Fryer Chickpea Fritters with Sweet-Spicy Sauce

      1 review

      Chickpeas are a common ingredient in many dishes in Pakistan where I grew up. I incorporate the tastes of my...