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
100 votes
138929 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
328 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
20746 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
6087 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
8355 views
Good Luck Black-Eyed Pea Crockpot Chili

Good Luck Black-Eyed Pea Crockpot Chili

Ensuring good luck for the New Year means including black-eyed peas on your menu. This chili makes for a…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2010
Professional
4 votes
905 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
3231 views
Lentil Bulgar Burgers with Fiery Fruit Salsa

Lentil Bulgar Burgers with Fiery Fruit Salsa

Fruit salsa adds bright flavors. Serve with lime wedges for added zest. Serve a double burger and hold the…

BearNakedBaker
Dec 2010
Professional
1 vote
796 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
1451 views
bombocado (coconutcake)

bombocado (coconutcake)

My wife is complaining,this is her recipe.

georges skaf
Feb 2008
Beginner
3 votes
6004 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
5098 views
Moroccan Hareera (Harira)

Moroccan Hareera (Harira)

I have read and respect the many recipes for this famous soup that have been posted on CookEatShare. However, I have not found a true recipe, as I…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
2 votes
1028 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
2508 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
7619 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
2056 views