Kidney beans are a very good source of fiber, as are most other beans. In addition to kidney beans high fiber content when combined with whole grains such as rice, kidney beans provide virtually fat-free high quality protein. But this is far from all kidney beans have to offer. Kidney beans are an excellent source of the minerals.
True to their name, these popular beans are kidney shaped and are especially good in simmered dishes where they absorb the flavors of seasonings and the other foods with which they are cooked. Use for the best Southern, Tex Mex and grandma's recipes.