Pulse and beans (1437)

    Find recipe ideas for beans and pulses, including black beans, borlotti beans, butter beans and even baked beans. Browse through lentil and bean soup recipes, bean salads, bean stews, chickpea curries, chilli recipes and more.


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    85 reviews

    A spicy red lentil soup that is delicious, fast and easy. This hearty lentil soup is embellished with fresh spinach and spices.

    Recipe by: FISHFISHER2002

    76 reviews

    This Mexican-inspired salad works well as an addition to wraps, tacos and burritos. It's also good to spoon onto scrambled eggs. Of course, it's great on it's own, too! If you can't find tinned black beans, substitute dried or a tin of borlotti beans.

    Recipe by: Pam Garrison

    55 reviews

    A staple dish in Indian cuisine, this vegetarian ‘dhal’ with vegetables is enriched with coconut milk, giving it an exotic, enticing flavour. Serve with rice, warm naan or chappatis.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

    5134 reviews

    This is a Mexican inspired taco-style soup. Chilli beans are slowly cooked with sweetcorn, black beans and chicken in a seasoned tomato base. Serve with a dollop of soured cream, grated Cheddar cheese and crushed tortilla chips.

    Recipe by: RaisinKane

    1842 reviews

    Refried beans without having to refry! They are simple to make using dried pinto beans if you use a slow cooker. They are seasoned with garlic, jalapeno chilli pepper and cumin. Makes a lot so perfect for a Mexican-themed party!

    Recipe by: CHEFCLAUDE

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