White Kidney Beans

The common bean is grown worldwide for its edible bean, popular both dry and as a green bean. The leaf is occasionally used as a leaf vegetable, and the straw is used for fodder. Beans are legumes, so acquire their nitrogen through an association with rhizobia, species of nitrogen-fixing bacteria.

These beans are low in Saturated Fat and Sodium, and very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Magnesium and a very good source of Protein and Vitamin C.

It comes in a variety of caned, dried or cooked forms used in different salads and main dishes.