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Great Northern Beans are a delicately flavored white bean related to the kidney bean and the pinto bean. They are typically grown in the Midwestern US, though some people may grow and harvest them elsewhere.
Depending upon where you live, you may find them available canned or dried. Though called a white bean, the color of Great Northern Beans tends toward cream and some say they look similar in shape, albeit smaller, to lima beans.
Beans are certainly one of the best foods available. A cup of Great Northern Beans contains 14.7 grams of protein, and 12.4 grams of dietary fiber. These beans are also excellent sources of iron,magnesium and folate, and they have a scant 200 calories per cup.
They can really bulk up the nutritional value of anything to which they’re added, and when they are combined with brown rice, they form a complete protein.
Great northern beans are usually found in the canned goods section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Great northern beans are a member of the Legumes and Legume Products USDA nutritional food group.
|British (UK) term:||Great northern beans|
|en français:||haricots Great Northern|
|en español:||frijoles grandes del norte|
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