article_legume-lover.jpgThe term “legumes” refers to dried beans and peas, lentils, and peanuts. Legumes are rich in protein and complex carbohydrates. More protein is made available if the legumes are eaten with cereals like rice. They also contain B vitamins, calcium, phosphorus, and iron.

What to enhance your dishes with peas and beans? Here are 11 common types to try.

(First published as “What About Legumes?” in the “Food” section of Good Housekeeping Philippines’ March 2002 issue. Adapted for use in Female Network. Photo by Blue moon in her eyes via Flickr Creative Commons.)

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