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
143416 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
21062 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
8658 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
5377 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
3366 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
696 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
2964 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
2664 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
7752 views
lemon mousse

lemon mousse

you can make this also with passion fruit, or pineaple

georges skaf
Feb 2008
Beginner
4 votes
4638 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
975 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
2165 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
1606 views
Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Here's a colorful dish made from garden fresh vegetables. The combination of beans, tomato and basil make for…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1289 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
1079 views