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
125304 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
6887 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
2001 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
5093 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
1829 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
19488 views
Cannellini bean, spinach and tomato soup

Cannellini bean, spinach and tomato soup

It’s delicious, comforting, simple and super easy to make.

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
163 views
Crunchy Green Bean Salad

Crunchy Green Bean Salad

Jennifer Bass
Dec 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
450 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
4187 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
1543 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
5770 views
Vegetarian Black Bean Burger

Vegetarian Black Bean Burger

Great food for you veggie-heads!

Chef Chuck
Jan 2013
Professional
1 vote
381 views
Meat Lovers Chili

Meat Lovers Chili

First Place Winner: Milan Ohio St. Anthony's Chili Cook off: First Place Winner (2012) Norwalk Ohio Chili Cook Off. This Chili is colorful, smooth…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jan 2013
Professional
1 vote
474 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
7058 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
4948 views