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Ingredients Descriptions and Photos
Cranberry Beans

Cranberry Beans
(Cranberry Beans) The borlotti bean is a variety of the cranberry bean, a common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) first bred in Colombia as the cargamanto. It is also known as Roman bean, and romano bean. The literature also says that the borlotti bean is a variety of the cranberry bean bred in Italy to have a thicker skin. It is used in Italian, Portuguese (Catarino bean), Turkish, and Greek cuisine. The cranberry bean looks similar to the pinto bean, but cranberry beans are larger and have big maroon specks on a creamy white background, more like Great Northern beans. After cooking, however, the specks vanish and the beans take on a more even, darker color. These cranberry beans don't have the creamy white background, but instead have darker color of the cooked beans, and we have not seen anything to explain the difference.

Beans, cranberry (roman), mature seeds, raw

SR Legacy, released in April 2018, is the final release of this data type and will not be updated. For more recent data, users should search other data types in FoodData Central.

Data Type:SR Legacy Food Category:Legumes and Legume Products FDC ID: 175189 NDB Number:16019
FDC Published:4/1/2019
Portion:  100 grams
Name Amount Unit
Water 12.39 g
Energy 335 kcal
Energy 1402 kJ
Protein 23.03 g
Total lipid (fat) 1.23 g
Ash 3.31 g
Carbohydrate, by difference 60.05 g
Fiber, total dietary 24.7 g
Calcium, Ca 127 mg
Iron, Fe 5 mg
Magnesium, Mg 156 mg
Phosphorus, P 372 mg
Potassium, K 1332 mg
Sodium, Na 6 mg
Zinc, Zn 3.63 mg
Copper, Cu 0.794 mg
Manganese, Mn 0.92 mg
Selenium, Se 12.7 g
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 0 mg
Thiamin 0.747 mg
Riboflavin 0.213 mg
Niacin 1.455 mg
Pantothenic acid 0.748 mg
Vitamin B-6 0.309 mg
Folate, total 604 g
Folic acid 0 g
Folate, food 604 g
Folate, DFE 604 g
Vitamin B-12 0 g
Vitamin A, RAE 0 g
Retinol 0 g
Vitamin A, IU 2 IU
Vitamin D (D2 + D3), International Units 0 IU
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 0 g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.316 g
14:0 0.001 g
16:0 0.296 g
18:0 0.019 g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 0.106 g
18:1 0.106 g
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.527 g
18:2 0.287 g
18:3 0.24 g
Fatty acids, total trans 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Tryptophan 0.273 g
Threonine 0.969 g
Isoleucine 1.017 g
Leucine 1.838 g
Lysine 1.58 g
Methionine 0.346 g
Cystine 0.251 g
Phenylalanine 1.245 g
Tyrosine 0.648 g
Valine 1.205 g
Arginine 1.426 g
Histidine 0.641 g
Alanine 0.965 g
Aspartic acid 2.785 g
Glutamic acid 3.511 g
Glycine 0.899 g
Proline 0.976 g
Serine 1.253 g

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Vegan FlagThe above recipe is in keeping with God's creation intent (Genesis 1:29-31): 'Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food. And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground-- everything that has the breath of life in it-- I give every green plant for food." And it was so. God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.' (NIV) Let no animal suffer or die that we may live!