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Kitchen Dictionary: kidney bean

Kidney beans or red beans resemble the shape of a kidney. Kidney beans are often used in Louisiana Creole cooking or when making chili. Kidney beans come in different varieties such as Montcalm, Wells Red, Geneva, and New York.

plural: kidney beans


Season: available year-round

How to select: Kidney beans can be bought dry or canned, and are available in most grocery stores.

Substitutions: kidney beans = pink beans = pinto beans = red beans

More Kidney Bean Recipes
Popular Kidney Bean Recipes
Red Kidney Bean Salad
Nigerian Kidney Bean Stew With a Peanut Sauce
Tomato and Kidney Bean Soup

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 215
Calories from Fat 13 (6%)
Total Fat 1.5g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.4g 1%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 757mg 31%
Potassium 606mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 37.1g 12%
Dietary Fiber 13.6g 54%
Sugars 13.6g
Protein 13.4g 26%

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