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
152935 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
2678 views
Tuscan White Bean & Tomato-Basil Soup

Tuscan White Bean & Tomato-Basil Soup

Wonderful light Italian Bean Soup to make year round.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
280 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
1803 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
2946 views
Black-eyed Pea~Sweet Potato~Collard Green Stew

Black-eyed Pea~Sweet Potato~Collard Green Stew

Great variety of veggies in this easy stew, cooks in no time and will also freeze well.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Mar 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
178 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
3686 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
6399 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
2746 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
22229 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
1507 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
9747 views
GREEN BEANS WITH A LITTLE SPICE

GREEN BEANS WITH A LITTLE SPICE

THIS RECIPE WE DO WITH HOME GROWN BEANS. GREEN BEANS WITH TOMATOES HOT SAUCE THE RECIPE WE HAVE LISTED.

GARY ESTESS
Sep 2010
Professional
1 vote
1771 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
1391 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
2 votes
1883 views