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Kitchen Dictionary: navy bean

A small white legume that gets its name from the fact that the US Navy has served it as a staple since the mid-1800s. Widely used for commercially canned pork and beans.

plural: navy beans


Season: available year-round

How to prepare: Navy beans require lengthy, slow cooking.

Substitutions: navy beans = flageolet = great Northern beans = pea beans

More Navy Bean Recipes
Popular Navy Bean Recipes
Hearty Vegan Navy Bean Soup
Chunky Navy Bean Soup
Simply the Best Ham & Navy Bean Soup

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 254
Calories from Fat 10 (3%)
Total Fat 1.1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg %
Sodium 431mg 17%
Potassium 707mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 47.4g 15%
Dietary Fiber 19.1g 76%
Sugars 19.1g
Protein 15.0g 29%

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