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
104 votes
162763 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 and/or bell pepper.…

Frosted Flaker
Sep 2014
Intermediate
4 votes
2997 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
580 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
466 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
8742 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
647 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
492 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
577 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
3608 views
Pork and Hominy Chili

Pork and Hominy Chili

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
10760 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
2858 views
Green Bean Salad

Green Bean Salad

This is a festive salad, perfect for your holiday meal plans! Easy, tasty and delicious, a unique spin on traditional green bean side dish recipes!…

Kyle Dalakas
Dec 2016
Advanced
1 vote
243 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
3411 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
4602 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
3727 views