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
104 votes
162930 views
Cannellini bean hummus

Cannellini bean hummus

This bean dip is similar to regular hummus, but a little creamier and smoother. Serve it with pita bread, pita crackers or vegetable dippers. It…

Frosted Flaker
Aug 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
594 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
3423 views
Ham and Navy Bean Soup

Ham and Navy Bean Soup

Delicious soup using leftover Ham. Great light supper or lunch.

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Dec 2016
Advanced
1 vote
477 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
Advanced
1 vote
651 views
Slow Cooker Baked Beans

Slow Cooker Baked Beans

Slow Cooker Baked Beans is a super easy recipe to prepare in the slow cooker. Made with canned beans and a blend of ketchup, molasses and spices!…

Eileen Kelly
Jul 2016
Advanced
1 vote
588 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
3741 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
8948 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
10773 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
4267 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
23648 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
4481 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
3615 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
2648 views
Egyptian Edamame Stew

Egyptian Edamame Stew

Egyptian Edamame Stew is a spicy take on the traditional Egyptian classic "ful medames". This recipe uses Edamame which is fresh green soybeans. It…

RecipeKing
Jan 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
494 views