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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    Chickpea Meatballs

    Being a vegetarian, it's been hard for me not to lean toward heavier, carb-laden foods. This recipe for chickpea meatballs satisfies my cravings and doesn't leave me with a heavy feeling. —Sara Willen, Cypress, Texas

    Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip

    I love this recipe because you get all of the deliciousness of spinach artichoke dip without the heaviness of too...


    Air-Fryer Southwestern Chicken Enchiladas

    These air-fryer enchiladas are not only quick and easy but a perfect dinner for Taco Tuesday or any day of...


    Slow-Cooker Pinto Beans

    I love pinto beans, but I always feel the flavor can easily turn too bland. I added a little this...


    Air-Fryer Falafel

    Falafel are a popular street food in the Middle East. The crispy fried chickpea fritters are crunchy on the outside,...

    Air-Fryer Black Bean Chimichangas

    These chimichangas get a little love from the air fryer, so they’re much healthier than their deep-fried counterparts. Black beans...


    Falafel

    Falafel is a common street food in the Middle East. This falafel recipe is gluten-free, crunchy on the outside, tender...

    Clam Stew

    2 reviews

    This clam stew highlights the fresh, sweet and salty clam flavor, with the chorizo adding a little kick. Fresh Swiss...


    Southwest Vegetarian Chili

    My vegetarian daughter inspired me to develop this nutritious, meatless chili recipe. No one will miss the meat! I use...


    Zesty Citrus Snack Mix

    This snack mix combines two of my favorite snacks (pita chips and roasted garbanzo beans) with nuts, pretzels and a...


    One-Pot Enchilada Pasta

    11 reviews

    I love this cozy enchilada pasta dish because it is ready in less than 30 minutes and is full of...

    Easy Dutch Oven Minestrone Soup

    4 reviews

    This Dutch oven minestrone soup is quick to prepare with shortcut ingredients and is ready in less than an hour....


    Festive Pumpkin Falafel

    My pumpkin falafels are a healthy twist on the classic. Pumpkin adds a light sweetness to the vegan falafel while...


    Pizza Beans

    1 review

    Take this pizza-inspired dish to your next party. It makes an amazing side, or enjoy a larger serving alongside a...


    Chili-Lime Air-Fried Chickpeas

    2 reviews

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


    Spicy Cowboy Beans

    2 reviews

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

    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...


    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...


    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...


    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...

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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...


    Air-Fryer Pigs in a Poncho

    For pigs in a blanket Mexican style, we add refried beans and green chiles. Spice it up even more with...


    Dilly Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    These chickpea salad sandwiches are super flavorful and contain less fat and cholesterol than chicken salad. They make delightful picnic...


    Air-Fryer Chickpea and Red Onion Burgers

    1 review

    When chilly days arrive and we retire the grill to the garage, I bake a batch of air-fryer chickpea burgers....


    Pressure-Cooker Andouille Lentil Chili

    1 review

    This recipe has been in my family for a number of years, and it's still a hit today. The smoky...


    Jicama and Black Bean Salad

    2 reviews

    There are so many colorful items in this black bean salad, there is no need for a garnish. The jicama...