I have made Beans a top level
category here at MOM!MOM! because they can be
from a dip to a main course. We should all try and add some beans to
diet everyday. They are a great source of fiber, protein and antioxidants,
being low in fat
and calories. On top of all of this they can help keep your
in hand. They are close
to the perfect food. This section contains
links to all the bean recipes on the
site and I will be
adding more soon.
Bean Contest Recipes Here they are,
the fabulous winners of our bean recipe contest.
There are all kinds of recipes from dips and soups to salads and souffles.
for a bean recipe to fit your family's needs. There is a recipe for
was a tough competition and all the recipes were winners in the kitchen.
African Bean Soup This unusual soup is just
bursting with fiber and nutrition and
is perfect when you are in the mood for a little something different.
Bean Dip A
great dip for any fiesta.
Bean Vegetable Medley
This is chock full of nutrition, low fat, high fiber and
good tasting as well as low cost. A great family recipe
Best Ever Franks and Beans
Melissa from Burnaby, BC, Canada has sent
that is not only a kid favorite but thrifty as well.
This one has
everything it needs to
be a classic.
Bean and Mango Salad Great for a BBQ, this is just
full of flavor and nutrition. Something different to take to a
Black Bean and Tortilla Casserole A meatless meal with lots of zip, Good
for vegetarians and those on a budget.
Black Bean Chili Super
easy, this Vegan recipe is a whole meal with some
cornbread on the side.
Lasagna A nice meatless meal with low-fat dairy products and a
Black-Eyed Pea Soup The
traditional dish for New Year's Day.
Black-Eyed Pea and Potato Soup
Start soaking the peas for this the day
before and then it's a simple but filling soup with no meat, suitable for
Calico Beans A pound of hamburger and 3
different types of canned
beans and you have a quick, satisfying dinner.
Canadian Bacon Soup This is a lentil
based soup made in the crockpot.
You can substitute ham if you like, it is a good way to use up leftover
Cannellini Feta Salad A fresh,
healthy salad great along side a light
soup for a special lunch.
Corn Bread Salad
This unusual salad goes well with barbecue
or any spicy dinner, or is a wonderful take along to a pot luck.
Judith from North Carolina sent us this chili
recipe that is
brimming with different kinds of beans.
Dr. Pepper Beans
This bean dish will please the whole family
Lentil Stew Simple, inexpensive, satisfying.
Easy, spicy and quick a weeknight favorite. Vegetarian.
Piquant Lima Beans I have to thank my
Peruvian Sister-In-Law, Pilar, for
this recipe. I had given her a gift of some Peruvian peppers and in return
got this great recipe to use them. A completely authentic Peruvian recipe,
it is also known as Picante de Pallares.
Ranch Style Lima Beans I found this
recipe on a yellowed newspaper
clipping in my late Mother-In-Law's collection. She was well know as a
fabulous cook and she marked "good" on this recipe, so I thought I
would share. My family loves lima beans and yours might too, if you try
Red Beans and Rice with Sausage
Quick and with a zippy flavor, this will
be a recipe you serve often. You can vary the amount of hot sauce for your
family's taste buds.
Salad This is a twist on the old fashioned three bean
salad. Sweetened with pineapple juice, your kids will eat this up and
not even realize how good it is for them.
Three Bean Mexistrone with Cornmeal Dumplings
This fabulous recipe is from
one of our regular entrants, Elaine Sweet, from Texas. She never fails to send
recipes that have everyone drooling. This is her first time as the top winner.
For a nice,
meat free dinner this just can't be beat.
Vegetarian Cowboy Meatloaf Although obviously there will be no
meat in this one, it is a good meatless alternative made with
kidney beans and potatoes. Everyone enjoyed this and it has
less fat and calories than a regular meatloaf.
Stew Meatless and healthy, this is a good choice for dieters of all
White Bean Soup
This special soup is pureed and finished with cream
and white truffle oil. Simply outstanding.