red kidney beans





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SKU 1640C274
Weight 7.25 lbs
Price: $16.49
Red kidney beans are one of many legumes in the "common beans" family. It is believed that they derived from a common bean ancestor originating in Peru. Migrating Indian traders took them into South and Central America where their popularity grew. By the fifteenth century, these hearty beans were introduced to Europe by Spanish explorers returning home from their voyages to the Americas. From there, Spanish and Portuguese traders brought kidney beans into Africa and Asia. As common beans were a very cost-effective, high protein food, they became quite popular in many cultures and remain a staple food around the world today.

Kidney beans are low in fat and are loaded with fiber and protein. In addition to providing slow burning complex carbohydrates, kidney beans can increase your energy by replenishing your iron supply. Kidney beans also have significant amounts of folate and magnesium and are rich in soluble and insoluble fiber. When combined with whole grains, kidney beans provide virtually fat-free, high quality protein.

Since these red beans hold their shape exceptionally well during cooking and readily absorb surrounding spices and flavors, they are a favorite bean to use in simmered dishes. Red kidney beans are used much like pinto beans and are especially good in chili, or combined with other beans for a marinated bean salad. Red kidney beans are simple to prepare and make a wonderful side dish or addition to your favorite recipes calling for beans.
Red Kidney Beans
Nutrient Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 cup (46g)
Servings Per Container: 16.00
Amount Per Serving % Daily

Calories from Fat

Total Fat
0.00 g
0 %
     Saturated Fat
0.00 g
0 %
     Trans Fat
0 g
0 %
0.00 mg
0 %
10.00 mg
0 %
Total Carbohydrate
28.00 g
9 %
     Dietary Fiber
11.00 g
44 %
1.00 g
11.00 g
22 %

Vitamin A
0.00 %
Vitamin C
0.00 %
6.00 %
20.00 %

* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

red kidney beans

*Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts, soy, wheat, and milk.

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