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Great, Easy Bean Recipes
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feasting at home: Skillet Huevos

feasting at home: Skillet Huevos | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
Rancho Gordo is a company out of the Napa Valley that sells old fashioned heirloom beans that will elevate any bean recipe you have.
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Scrap the tortilla and you are good to go.

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Tablita side dish: Frijoles charros - Dallas Morning News

Tablita side dish: Frijoles charros - Dallas Morning News | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
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Tablita side dish: Frijoles charros
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Add the tomato mixture, bacon and salt to the cooked beans. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 to 30 minutes, to blend the flavors.
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Food Made Fresh: Anasazi beans a nice change for flavorful side - LubbockOnline.com

Food Made Fresh: Anasazi beans a nice change for flavorful side
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Dove Creek is the Pinto bean capital of the world; the climate and altitude produce some of the best beans you can buy.
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As usual, any bean will do....

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Summer Baked Bean Recipes | Hurst Bean Blog

Summer Baked Bean Recipes | Hurst Bean Blog | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
For many people across the country, Memorial Day is the official kickoff to summer. With BBQ's and picnics all weekend, it's time to ditch the old canned baked beans and make some from scratch. Here are a few favorite ...
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Four more terrific variations on baked beans...

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Greek garbanzo bean salad recipe - She Knows

Throw this Greek garbanzo bean salad together for a light, healthy side dish to complement grilled fish or chicken.
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Another lovely summer bean salad, easy & good 4U

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Red Bean, Herb and Walnut Salad - New York Times

Red Bean, Herb and Walnut Salad - New York Times | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
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Red Bean, Herb and Walnut Salad
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This is inspired by a number of red bean recipes from Georgia (the country, not the state). Walnuts, herbs, garlic and pomegranate juice show up in many Georgian dishes.
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Kale and Quinoa Salad with Black Beans Recipe | recipe from ...

Kale and Quinoa Salad with Black Beans Recipe | recipe from ... | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
Vibrant green kale is massaged with a lemony, cumin and chile dressing and tossed with chilled quinoa and black beans for a zesty one-salad-bowl meal.
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Enjoy!

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Best Bean Recipes for Heart Health - Excel Living

Best Bean Recipes for Heart Health - Excel Living | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
It’s well known that beans can improve heart health but they can also boost wellness in other ways too. Here are delicious recipes to help you reap the benefits. (RT @hapmichigan: Check out some of the best bean recipes for heart health.
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Four terrific bean salads, quick & easy in every way...

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White bean and olive salad with fresh herbs - Christian Science Monitor

White bean and olive salad with fresh herbs - Christian Science Monitor | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
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White bean and olive salad with fresh herbs
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I put on a batch of beans recently on a stormy night (sounds scary, right?). I made a triple batch so that I could freeze the extra portions.
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As usual, any cooked bean will do....

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Asparagus Adds Green to a Bean Salad - New York Times

Asparagus Adds Green to a Bean Salad - New York Times | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
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Asparagus Adds Green to a Bean Salad
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Then I tried the recipe with a 10-ounce vacuum-packed bag of $12 heirloom Italian controne beans from a specialty store.
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Using fresh shell beans is even better!

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Quinoa, black bean and corn salad recipe - She Knows

Jump on the quinoa bandwagon with this hearty and healthy quinoa, black bean and corn salad.
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Also terrific with farro

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Chorizo and borlotti bean soup - Taste.com.au

Chorizo and borlotti bean soup - Taste.com.au | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
Chorizo and borlotti bean soup
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Add sherry and bring to the boil. Add chorizo, stock, tomato and zucchini and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until mixture thickens.
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Use any sausage to change the feeling of the dish.

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Sweet 'n Easy Baked Beans - Go Dairy Free

Sweet 'n Easy Baked Beans - Go Dairy Free | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
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Sweet 'n Easy Baked Beans
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Perfect for picnics, potlucks and barbecues, these easy baked beans take just minutes to prepare, though you will want to allow some time for the flavors to meld on the stovetop.
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Rajma or Red Kidney Beans Curry - Cooking with Thas

Rajma or Red Kidney Beans Curry - Cooking with Thas | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
The main ingredient in it is red kidney beans. A dish highly rich in protein and fibers. Traditional cooking of rajma calls for soaking up dried red kidney beans over night and cooking in the pressure cooker or in a dutch oven till ...
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Great main dish....

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What Can't You Make With Chickpeas? - New York Times

What Can't You Make With Chickpeas? - New York Times | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
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What Can't You Make With Chickpeas?
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Dried chickpeas take longer to cook than other beans (two hours is a likely cooking time); use enough water, and the process is stress-free.
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Chickpea magic for a binge day!

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Easy white bean dip with sun-dried tomatoes [Vegan] : TreeHugger

Easy white bean dip with sun-dried tomatoes [Vegan] : TreeHugger | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
This is a delicious and healthy spread to keep in your refrigerator for when you need a mid-afternoon pick-me-up, or if you need to whip up a quick appetizer to take to a party.
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Great crostini...

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Warm Garbanzo Bean Salad Recipe | Food Republic

It may be hard to imagine garbanzo beans as an object of desire until you have tried them in this warm garbanzo bean salad with crunchy fennel, red onion and a smoky vinaigrette. Like any dried beans, garbanzos need to be ...
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Light & easy, a warm salad to add variety to your summer

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Eat It and Like It: Beans for Ben Tucker - Savannah Morning News

Eat It and Like It: Beans for Ben Tucker
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I can absolutely testify that Gloria Tucker is a great many wonderful things, including a great cook. Then came the black bean drought of 2002.
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Fantastic flavored Cuban black beans...

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Black-Eyed Pea Salad With Fennel and Dill

Black-Eyed Pea Salad With Fennel and Dill | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
Even when winter’s comforting stews no longer sound appealing, versatile beans of almost any variety can still be the backbone of a light, fresh meal.
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Simply amazing salads

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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad - STLtoday.com

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Quinoa and Black Bean Salad
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Yield: 6 servings. 1 1/2 cups uncooked quinoa — red, black or natural. 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons table salt, divided (see note). 1 carton del Carmen black beans, thawed and drained (see note).
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Chargrilled swordfish with braised cannellini beans - Taste.com.au

Chargrilled swordfish with braised cannellini beans - Taste.com.au | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
Chargrilled swordfish with braised cannellini beans
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Serve the fish on a bed of braised beans. Garnish with extra parsley and serve with lemon wedges.
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Talk about proteen & low carbs!

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Sausage and Bean Casserole

Sausage and Bean Casserole | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
Ingredients Cooking spray 1 cup chopped onion (about 1 medium) 1 (16-ounce) package light smoked turkey sausage (such as Hillshire Farm), cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices$ 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 (...
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Ditch the canned stuff and it's terrific; but OK with canned too!

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Ditch the canned stuff unless you are in a hurry.

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Wilted Greens With Caramelized Red Onion and Cannellini Beans

Wilted Greens With Caramelized Red Onion and Cannellini Beans | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
In a way, signing up for a CSA has simplified our dinner planning for the week. I'm making an effort to resist the urge to still buy a bunch of ingredients to cook with our CSA veggies.
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Easy, fast and a terrific antipasti!

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Braised pork with fennel and borlotti beans - Taste.com.au

Braised pork with fennel and borlotti beans - Taste.com.au | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
Braised pork with fennel and borlotti beans
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Divide the pork cutlets and bean mixture among shallow serving bowls. Serve immediately with crusty bread, if desired. Find the perfect winter comfort ...
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Canned beans are OK, but try fresh beans, or cooked dried beans for better flavor and texture.

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Black-Eyed Pea Salad With Fennel and Dill - New York Times

Black-Eyed Pea Salad With Fennel and Dill - New York Times | 4-Hour Body Bean Cookbook | Scoop.it
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Black-Eyed Pea Salad With Fennel and Dill
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I will always opt for dried beans that I cook, no matter what the dish, because I can season them with onion and garlic while they're cooking, and salt them to my taste.
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Even more amazing using fresh black-eyed peas, or field peas.

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