Quick and easy beans appetizers & snacks recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

This is fresh, healthy and delicious. People love it, even kids. You can make it ahead, so it's great for a summer party. Serve it with…

Lynn Yamamoto Dalman
Jun 2008
Beginner
98 votes
126139 views
Reese's Peanut Butter bites

Reese's Peanut Butter bites

These are the best! In fact....I am going to whip up a batch for the kids and send them for Valentines Day!

Terri Jordan
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
7081 views
Fresh Fruit with Honey Vanilla Yogurt

Fresh Fruit with Honey Vanilla Yogurt

Here's a simple way to make fresh fruit a treat for breakfast. It's so easy to stir together and it lasts for a…

Annette Vlahos
Jun 2008
Advanced
2 votes
5164 views
Sun-dried Tomato Hummus

Sun-dried Tomato Hummus

This is an easy to make, full of flavor dip.

Lea Ann
Jan 2010
Advanced
2 votes
814 views
My Favorite Super-Easy Hummus Recipe

My Favorite Super-Easy Hummus Recipe

I love hummus! I have tried so many recipes of hummus, but I didn’t enjoy any of them as much as I enjoy this…

Gourmandelle LifestyleBlog
Aug 2011
Advanced
2 votes
418 views
Warm Spiced Lentils

Warm Spiced Lentils

This is a great, heart healthy recipe that is great served over brown rice and accompanied by a salad or a coleslaw.

Terri Maikkula
Nov 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
280 views
FELAFEL SANDWICH (Middle Eastern Fritters)

FELAFEL SANDWICH (Middle Eastern Fritters)

This is one of my favorite "street foods" in the Middle East. It is originated in Egypt as a snack. Here is my…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO
Dec 2010
Advanced
1 vote
590 views
Fabulously Healthy, Edamame, Spinach and Garlic Hummus For Summer Entertaining

Fabulously Healthy, Edamame, Spinach and Garlic Hummus For Summer Entertaining

We’re loving this skinny dip. It’s loaded with such good-for-you…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Aug 2011
Professional
1 vote
760 views
Giada's White Bean Dip/Spread

Giada's White Bean Dip/Spread

She calls this a sort of Italian version of hummus. It's excellent for dipping with pita bread or spreading on crostini.

Phyllis Smith
May 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
252 views
Easy Tex-Mex Refried Bean Dip

Easy Tex-Mex Refried Bean Dip

Inexpensive, easy prep recipe that guests will love. I sometimes use this recipe to make quesadillas, too.

myra byanka
Jul 2012
Professional
1 vote
505 views
Artichoke & Red Bean Dip with Bread Crisps

Artichoke & Red Bean Dip with Bread Crisps

Catherine Pappas
Apr 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
495 views
Ellie's Black Bean & Chipotle Dip

Ellie's Black Bean & Chipotle Dip

Thanks to Ellie Kreiger for this healthy and zippy dip - just the thing on a day when you're cooped up,…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
1 vote
806 views
Vegetarian Pate or Faux Foie Gras

Vegetarian Pate or Faux Foie Gras

In our health conscious world, who really wants to indulge in such a fatty delicacy. In the world of Vegans…

Joanne
May 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
1246 views
Crispy Cool Bean Dip

Crispy Cool Bean Dip

This is a light, crispy appetizer. you actually feel like you are eating something healthy! Everyone seemed to really enjoy it.

Phyllis Munro
Dec 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
253 views
Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

When you are looking for a quick make appetizer that will be loved by all, this is the recipe for you!

Mark H.
Jun 2008
Advanced
1 vote
5865 views