Pulse and beans (1269)

    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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    47 reviews

    Chickpeas are garden peas are coated with a spicy dressing and served chilled.

    Recipe by: SHELAGH420

    82 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

    54 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

    50 reviews

    Not only are low-fat lentils richer in protein than most other pulses, but their slightly smoky flavour makes a great base for this tasty nut roast, packed with colourful vegetables and served with a quick tomato sauce.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

    67 reviews

    Comfort food, pure and simple, using storecupboard ingredients. Serve with fried egg and grilled tomato for a hearty breakfast or brunch, or on its own with some green veg for supper.

    Recipe by: KAVA48

    Recipe videos: Pulse and beans

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      Spanish lentil and chorizo stew
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      Spicy red lentil and spinach soup
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      Extra easy houmous
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      Greek chickpea salad
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      Spicy red pepper and feta hummus
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      Dry roasted chickpeas
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      Indian chole aloo tikki

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