Merysa Red Kidney Beans in Can
Precooked red kidney beans in brine.
Red kidney beans, commonly called as kidney bean, are a healthy addition to any recipes. Traditionally used in chilli con carne and spicy soups. It is also known in the classic Creole dish, red beans and rice.
These beans are versatile and can be used in myriads of hot and cold dishes. They especially shine in simmered recipes absorbing well the different kinds of seasonings and flavors of other ingredients.
Add them in soups, stews, salads, or casseroles. Combine with other types of beans for a colorful culinary creation. Mix with tomatoes, top on a bread with grated cheese, or blend to make delicious a dip or spread.
Kidney beans are a great source of plant-based protein, contain vitamins and minerals such as iron, potassium, copper, phosphorous, vitamin B1 and B6. They are also rich in fibers, antioxidants, and other unique bioactive plant compounds. These beans are a healthy component of a well-balanced diet. They may aid in weight loss, balance blood sugar, and promote colon health.
How to Cook:
Drain canned red kidney beans.
Rinse with running water.
Pour half a cup of water in a pan and put in the beans.
Heat over medium heat for about 20-30 minutes.
Drain before serving.
Add seasonings as preferred.
Storage: Store in a cool dry place, far from a heat source.
Once opened, refrigerate in a glass or plastic air tight container.
Consume within 3-4 days.
Shelf life: 3 years unopened.
Once opened, 3-4 days refrigerated, 2 months in the freezer
Corn and Red Beans Sauté
150 g net drained canned sweetcorn
100 g net drained canned red kidney beans
50 g bamboo shoots
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 tsp soy sauce
2 pinches grated ginger
1/4 clove garlic, pressed
Salt and pepper
Drain and rinse the canned corn and red kidney beans.
Sauté in a non-stick pan with grated ginger until brown.
Remove them and set aside.
In the same pan, sauté pressed garlic clove until translucent.
Add the corn and red beans, bamboo shoots, soy sauce and lemon juice.
Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
Serve immediately and enjoy!