Quick and easy beans recipes with 400 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
155704 views
Black Bean Chipotle Dip

Black Bean Chipotle Dip

Black Bean Chipotle Dip is a flavor explosion in your mouth! Tangy, savory, smoky and a tiny bit sweet, this HOT dip disappears quickly!

Culinary Envy
Apr 2016
Advanced
1 vote
266 views
Hummus

Hummus

This is a great snack for any time of year. I personally serve it with Kalamata olives and sometimes even diced cucumber. Keep in mind that…

Frosted Flaker
Sep 2014
Intermediate
4 votes
1920 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
2810 views
bombocado (coconutcake)

bombocado (coconutcake)

My wife is complaining,this is her recipe.

georges skaf
Feb 2008
Beginner
3 votes
7230 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
6561 views
Beans with Burnt Ends

Beans with Burnt Ends

Burnt ends are the blackened parts of a brisket that has been smoked. Some people like to cut the ends off, pour on bbq sauce, and cook them another…

myra byanka
Mar 2013
Professional
2 votes
2240 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
3792 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
1026 views
Black Bean & Avocado Soup

Black Bean & Avocado Soup

Delicious is all I can say!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
May 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
182 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
22367 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
1674 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
9911 views
Ellie's Black Bean & Chipotle Dip

Ellie's Black Bean & Chipotle Dip

Thanks to Ellie Kreiger for this healthy and zippy dip - just the thing on a day when you're cooped up,…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
1 vote
2048 views
Make Olive Garden’s Delicious Pasta Fagioli at Home

Make Olive Garden’s Delicious Pasta Fagioli at Home

You’ll love, love, love this rich and hearty soup! It tastes very similar to the pasta e fagioli at Olive…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Mar 2011
Professional
2 votes
7709 views