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

Rockin Rainbow Pasta

This Michigan 5 Bean Soup Mix is an easy, and cost-effective way to spread some healthy holiday cheer to friends, neighbors, teachers or family.

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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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