Clearspring Red Kidney Beans have a soft, creamy flesh that are deliciously satisfying and are great in mixed bean salads and stews such as chilli con carne and make the perfect burger.
Kidney beans are a very good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber, as are most other beans. In addition to lowering cholesterol, kidney beans' high fiber content prevents blood sugar levels from rising too rapidly after a meal, making these beans an especially good choice for individuals with diabetes, insulin resistance or hypoglycemia.
When combined with whole grains such as rice, kidney beans provide virtually fat-free high quality protein. But this is far from all kidney beans have to offer.
Makes 6 large burgers
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