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Half cup raw kidney beans has more protein than a 3 oz chicken breast, more fiber than a 4 oz bowl of bran flakes, and more potassium than 3 bananas. In other words, these kidney bean recipes are nutritional can’t miss.
Canned beans are a convenient option, but compare labels for sodium content. Many companies offer low-sodium beans (no more than 140 milligrams of sodium per 1⁄2-cup serving); “no-salt-added” beans are also available. To maximize the shelf life of canned kidney beans, refrigerate them after opening in covered glass or plastic containers. They should easily keep 3 to 4 days.
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