This is a very beany-y moment in time for many of us. We know that beans are an insanely great source of plant-based protein, fiber and nutrients. We know that they are cheap, and low in fat. We know that they have a really long shelf life.
Average Nutritional Value of 1 Cup Beans:
15 grams protein
45 grams carbs
16 grams fiber (20% Daily Value)
8% Calcium Daily Value
21% Magnesium Daily Value
21% Potassium DV
60% Folate Daily Value
Here are 11 recipes to make with canned beans using other pantry staples or commonly available ingredients.
Our pantries are full. But we all probably need some news ideas for ways to put those beans to work. Here are 10 things to make with canned beans utilizing other pantry staples or common regularly available ingredients. (and feel free to mix and match and swap different beans in different recipes).
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