NAVY BEAN

Boston, Pea Bean

Navy beans get their name because of the frequency they were served to sailors at sea. Navy beans are small in size and compatible in flavor and texture. Often used by commercial baked bean manufacturers, the Navy Bean is flexible. It could easily show up in your next batch of baked beans, soups, salads, casseroles, or ethnic dishes.

Nutritional Information:

NAVY BEANS (1/2 cup serving)
Calories: 130
Carbohydrates: 24g
Percent of Calories from Carbohydrates: 73%
Protein: 8g
Percent of Calories from Protein: 24%
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Folate: 128mcg
Calcium: 64mg
Iron: 2mg
Fat: 0.5g
Percent of Calories from Fat: 4%
Sodium: 1mg

recipes WITH NAVY BEANS

Navy Bean Hummus

Makes 4 pepper halves INGREDIENTS  3-1/2 cups of cooked Michigan Navy Beans  2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons diced garlic 3 tablespoons

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White Chicken Chili

Make 6 servings This hearty chili can be prepared in 10 minutes… Simply serve with blue corn chips and a side salad and enjoy! INGREDIENTS

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