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
98 votes
126039 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
2056 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
6967 views
Balsamic Green Bean Salad

Balsamic Green Bean Salad

I prepared this salad on thanksgiving evening, and everybody liked it! The tangy flavors and crunch of this eye-appealing side complement any…

Mary Shaldibina
Nov 2009
Intermediate
3 votes
2570 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
4230 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
19531 views
Crock Pot Lentil Soup

Crock Pot Lentil Soup

In the mood for delicious, healthy soup, with high fiber as an added bonus? Try this recipe. Prep time is minimal, and resulting taste is maximum…

Frosted Flaker
Feb 2012
Intermediate
3 votes
1528 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
1860 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
7080 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
5859 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
5161 views
Skinny Classic Baked Beans

Skinny Classic Baked Beans

Your search might just be over…These classic baked beans are simply wonderful. You’ll love the ease of this recipe, too. Made with such a rich…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Sep 2012
Professional
1 vote
647 views
Crunchy Green Bean Salad

Crunchy Green Bean Salad

Jennifer Bass
Dec 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
468 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
1563 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
1241 views