Food & Cooking Tips

Beans: Dark Kidney Beans

Appearance & Flavor: Large, kidney-shaped bean; deep reddish-brown (this variety is only available pre-cooked in cans). Robust, full-bodied flavor and soft texture.

Cooking Time: Only available pre-cooked in cans.

Comments: Also called Mexican Bean.

Uses: Most often used in chili; popular in salads and with rice.

Source: American Dry Bean Board