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Bean Recipe Ideas

Beans are a great ingredient for the outdoors being one of the higher non-meat-based protein sources. The definition of this recipe collection, it is made up of legumes and not vegetables. As such it doesn’t include green beans and similar.

With over 40,000 types of beans, there is sure to be one you like, admittedly only a small portion of these are massed produced, more popular beans include pinto beans, kidney beans, black beans, and garbanzo beans (chickpeas).

Most commonly beans are used whole as an ingredient in dishes such as baked beans, pit beans, chili con carne, and beans and rice. They can also be mushed and used as a paste such as in refried beans, falafel, red bean desserts, and hummus.

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Sweet peaches, smoky bacon, and spicy jalapeños are mixed together with baked beans in Peach Bourbon Beans. The ultimate side…

by BBQ Tourist