Quick and easy beans recipes with 300 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
101 votes
155638 views
Creole Style Butter Beans

Creole Style Butter Beans

Butter beans (another name for Lima beans) are super healthy and flavorful. I've been looking for a simple and flavorful way to cook these, and…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
11 votes
2808 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
1023 views
Thai Papaya Salad (Som Tun)

Thai Papaya Salad (Som Tun)

An awesome light, spicy salad. My mother-in-law showed me how to make this dish. It can't be too spicy!!

GrillKing
Apr 2008
Intermediate
1 vote
6559 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
1542 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
8381 views
Mexican Black Bean and Corn Salad

Mexican Black Bean and Corn Salad

This is a great side dish for picnics and outdoor parties since there is no mayo in it. The cilantro, fresh…

Denise Sherin
Apr 2015
Advanced
1 vote
1669 views
Yellow Split Peas with Vegetables (Dal Takari)

Yellow Split Peas with Vegetables (Dal Takari)

Wow, this is such a wonderful dish and so easy to cook! The keys to this dish are the yellow lentils, fried…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2011
Advanced
7 votes
3771 views
Homemade Refried Beans

Homemade Refried Beans

I'm ashamed to say that though I LOVE refried beans, this is the first time I've ever made them myself. It's just so easy to buy them in a can, or…

John Spottiswood
May 2012
Advanced
7 votes
3790 views
Black Bean & Avocado Soup

Black Bean & Avocado Soup

Delicious is all I can say!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
180 views
NUTELLA AND BANANA CREPES

NUTELLA AND BANANA CREPES

Making a crepe is not as intimating as one would think. You can make these crepes for breakfast or as a snack. You can stuff the crepes with sweet…

Linda Tay Esposito
Jul 2008
Professional
2 votes
22363 views
Caramelized Onions and Pecan Green Beans

Caramelized Onions and Pecan Green Beans

Sweet and Nutty Green Beans that everyone loves!

Tracy Rapp
Oct 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
3956 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
6590 views
Simple Yellow Dal

Simple Yellow Dal

Simple Indian lentil soup - great served with rice and yogurt. Masoor dal is actually a little orange in color when you buy it but turns yellow…

Mihir Shah
Feb 2008
Advanced
2 votes
5819 views
Bean-Tomato Salsa

Bean-Tomato Salsa

Bean-Tomato Salsa-is an easy, delicious TexMex recipe which could also be used as a condiment. Perfect for game crowds and holidays. Ingredients…

RecipeKing
Dec 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
473 views