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Red Kidney Beans

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Article Number : 13.050.220
Unit/Weight : 400Gr
Brand : TRS
Country : Tanzania

The kidney bean is a variety of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). It is named for its visual resemblance in shape and color to a kidney. Kidney red beans can be confused with other beans that are red, such as azuki beans. In Jamaica, they are called "red peas".

Red kidney beans are commonly used in chili con carne and are an integral part of the cuisine in northern regions of India, where the beans are known as rajma and are used in a dish of the same name. Red kidney beans are used in New Orleans and much of southern Louisiana for the classic Monday Creole dish of red beans and rice. The smaller, darker red beans are also used, particularly in Louisiana families with a recent Caribbean heritage. Small kidney beans used in La Rioja, Spain, are called caparrones.