Legumes can be ideally characterized as the highlight of Mediterranean diet and also are among the list of Super Food. They are a class of vegetables that includes beans, peas and lentils and are among the most nutritious foods available. They are low in fat, have no cholesterol and are high in potassium, iron, and magnesium. They also contain beneficial fats and soluble and insoluble fiber. A good source of protein, legumes can be a healthy substitute for meat and can be consumed by Vegetarians very easily.

Here is a list of our recipes using Legumes:

Mediterranean Mixed Bean Soup

Spicy Carribean Rice with Red Beans

Lentil soup with spinach

Mediterranean Tomato Black – Eyed Peas

  • White Beans
  • Green Lentils
  • Small Green Lentils
  • Split Board Beans
  • Black Eye Beans
  • Red Split Lentils
  • Yellow Split Lentils
  • Giant White Beans
  • Red Kidney Beans
  • Green Mug Beans
  • Vetch Beans
  • Crushed Chickpeas
  • Whole Chickpeas
  • Skinned Chickpeas
  • Red Mug Beans