29 Healthy Legume Recipes

Roundup of 29 Healthy Legume Recipes including soups, salads, dips, main-meal ideas, and more!

In case you missed the memo, we have been celebrating all things legumes this week – Legumes 101 & Basics of Cooking Legumes. On a side note, have you entered the giveaway yet? Originally, I was going to share a lentil-based recipe (vegetarian shepherd’s pie to be exact) but the pictures came out less than appetizing which is totally unfair for something so comforting, wholesome, and delicious. So, vegetarian shepherd’s pie will be shared at some point later. In the meantime, I have 29 Healthy Legume Recipes to inspire you to include more legumes in your everyday diet because legumes are super versatile. nutritious, and inexpensive.



I have divided 29 legume recipes into different categories with vegan or gluten-free (gf) designation so it is easier for you to navigate through recipes.

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Chopped Kale and Chickpea Salad with Tamarind Dressing (vegan // gf)

Everyday Lentil Salad by Food, Pleasure, and Health (vegan // gf)

Lunchbox Chickpea Salad by Food, Pleasure, and Health (vegan // gf)

Lentil Salad with Carrots and Cilantro by Aggie’s Kitchen (vegan // gf)

Spinach Salad with Jicama, Black Beans, and Lime vinaigrette by Nutritioulicious (vegan // gf)



Vegan Potato Soup with Beans and Kale  by Cookin Canuck (vegan // gf)

Red Lentil Daal by Food, Pleasure, and Health (vegan // gf)

Crock Pot Minestrone Soup by Create Kids Club (vegan friendly // gf)

Chicken and Chickpea Soup by Food, Pleasure, and Health (gf)

Freekeh Soup with Du Puy Lentils and Kale by 80 Twenty Nutrition (vegan // gf)



Easy Chimichurri White Bean Hummus by Cotter Crunch (vegan // gf)

Slow Cooker Vegan Chili Cheese Lentil Dip by Kara Lydon (vegan // gf)

Gochujang Hummus by Food, Pleasure, and Health (vegan)

Everything Bagel Hummus by With Salt & Wit (vegan // gf)

“29 Healthy Legume Recipes #meatlessmonday #GlobalPulseDay”




Lentil Sloppy Joes by The Lean Green Bean (vegan // gf)

Split Green Peas Falafel by Food, Pleasure, and Health (vegan // gf)

Lentil Coconut Curry by Food Faith Fitness (vegan // gf)

Garlicky Green Crock Pot Chicken and Lentils by Cotter Crunch (gf)

Greens and Beans Stuffed Mushrooms by Emily Kyle (vegan // gf)

Smoked Cauliflower, Chickpea and Kale Shakshuka with Za’Atar by Katie Cavuto (gf)

BBQ Jackfruit Squash Bowls by Grateful Gazer (vegan // gf)

Orzo with Butternut Squash & White Beans by Jenny Shea Rawn (vegan friendly // gf)

Spicy Lentil Bolognese by C It Nutritionally (vegan // gf)

Black Bean and Corn Enchiladas by Carrots N’ Cake (vegetarian)



Lemon Twist Blondies by Healthy Delicious

Butterbean Blondies by Snacking In Sneakers (vegan-friendly // gf)

Crunchy Chickpea Trail Mix by Bite Sized Nutrition (vegan // gf)

Tandoori Roasted Chickpeas by Food, Pleasure, and Heath (vegan // gf)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups by Nutrition by Nazima (vegan-friendly // gf)

“I can’t wait to try these “29 Healthy Legume Recipes”. #plantbasedeating”


Want to learn more about legumes?




Legumes 101




Basics of Cooking Legumes

Thank you everyone who contributed to the roundup. Have a lovely weekend! Don’t forget to enter the giveaway! 

Dixya Bhattarai

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