In The Great Vegan Bean Book, author Kathy Hester primes you on everything you need to know about the best way to cook—and eat!—every bean you’ve ever seen (and a few you probably haven’t). From soaking times, to cooking times, to what to purée, to what to sauté, you’ll be a bean and legume cooking master in no time.
Garbanzo. Cannellini. Fava. Black. Red. Pinto. Great Northern. Butter. They’re one of nature’s most perfect foods and certainly one of the most versatile. Packed with protein, nutrients, and flavor, they are the answer (for both vegans and non-vegans) to getting protein into your meals in the most delicious ways possible.
But with so much versatility and variety, where does one begin? Right inside these very pages, that’s where. There are recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, snacks, and everything in between. Some of the comforting recipes you'll learn to cook in this book:
- Lentil Quinoa Bolognese Sauce
- Lemon Coconut Chickpea Muffins
- Blueberry Almond Oatmeal Pancakes
- Smoky White Bean Spread
- Pumpkin White Bean Chowder
- Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad
- Black-Eyed Peas with Grit Cakes
- Double Chocolate Devil's Food Cookies
Not only that, but you’ll also get to try your hand—or is it your mouth?—at some of the tastiest, most innovative bean-forward recipes. From beanalicious burritos, to pretty-pea curry, to legume-laced blondies, you’ll be eating beans every meal of the day!