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Beans Kidney red (500g)
  • Product Code: Mary-Ann's
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Red Kidney beans are the best all purpose beans and very affordable for anyone!

Beans secret ingredient is the fibre, which makes you eat less.

Beans and lentils are a good source of protein, carbohydrates, B-complex vitamins and many minerals. High in folate, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, calcium and selenium. Packed with saponins, an anti-inflammatory compound which helps your immune system protect against cancer, and lowers cholesterol. Good source of fibre.



Guideline: 1 cup of dry beans will make 2 1/2 cups of cooked beans - about 4 servings.


Rinse to remove any dirt and stones

Cover with 3 - 4 times the volume in warm water and soak overnight

Discard old water. Add fresh water and bring to the boil

Pour this water off and add a fresh batch, and continue boiling until beans are soft

In place of salt try our vegetable stock for delicious flavour


Cooking time: 60 minutes for most beans, 60 minutes for lentils, 4 hours for chickpeas

Baked Sweet Potatoes with chili bean topping

6-8 Sweet potatoes (baked at 180-200oC for 1 hour)


1 can chickpeas or other beans (drained) 1-2 Tbsp. Mary-Ann's olive oil

1-2 tsp. Mary-Ann's Garlic & Herb salt

Juice of 1-2 -1 lemons

Extra chili optional

1-2 tsp. Ground cumin

Pinch ground ginger

Blend all topping ingredients together, until a smooth paste is formed. Adjust seasoning to suite taste. Place on top of slit sweet potatoes and serve with grilled tomato slices and baked leeks.

To serve.

3-4 ripe tomatoes diced

fresh coriander (cilantro)

Sprinkle with Mary-Ann's Seasoning salt and bake in a hot oven until soft