Cranberry Bean

Cranberry beans are a healthy food with a low glycemic index which is suitable for diabetic patients. Besides being a protein rich food, they are also a good source of vitamin B1, iron, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and folic acid. Very popular for Spanish, Italian and Portuguese dishes,  the cranberry bean is a medium-large, tan or hazelnut-colored bean, splashed with red/black to magenta streaks. Cranberry beans are known for their creamy texture with a flavor similar to chestnuts.  When using fresh beans, no need to soak beans prior to cooking. However, if dried, th..

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