Full of flavor, protein and fiber, beans are one of the most important food groups for vegans to eat. The diversity of beans is staggering and their impact can be seen around the world in a diverse variety of international cuisines. Beans are also extremely versatile: add them to a salad, snack on dried chickpeas, or even whip up some hummus to get 3 daily servings of beans.


Black Beans, Chickpeas, Kidney Beans, Hummus, Lentils, Bean Dip, Tofu, Tempeh, Edamame

Serving Size

1/2 cup beans/tofu or 1/4 cup of hummus

Recommended Servings Per Day: 3

Recipes containing Beans

  • Mexican Burrito Bowl
    580 Calories
    20-25 minutes
  • Falafel Bowl
    614 Calories
    15-20 minutes
  • Fall Harvest Bowl
    624 Calories
    20-25 minutes
  • Asian Bowl
    698 Calories
    20-25 minutes
  • Dhal Curry
    585 Calories
    25-30 minutes
  • Crunchy Vegetables & Dip
    Calories will vary
    Less than 5 minutes
  • Tofu Noodle Stir Fry
    569 Calories
    25-30 minutes
  • Mediterranean Salad
    435 Calories
    15-20 minutes