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
105 votes
166379 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
4198 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
4702 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
9288 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
4095 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
4681 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
24031 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
9238 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
3283 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
3544 views
bombocado (coconutcake)

bombocado (coconutcake)

My wife is complaining,this is her recipe.

georges skaf
Feb 2008
Beginner
3 votes
8206 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
4982 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
4753 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
3924 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
2237 views