Jiva Organics Red Kidney Dark Bean is a vibrant-colored member of the legume family, offering nutrient density, mild flavor and creamy texture that performs well on its own. Jiva Organic Red Kidney Dark Bean which are known for their rich red color even after being cooked. Kidney beans are an outstanding supply of dietary fiber, protein, iron, fol-ate & manganese and are low in fat. They are a fine source of protein, magnesium, iron, copper, phosphorus, and potassium. Kidney beans have a distinct quality, i.e. they absorb the flavors and seasonings of other foods with which they are cooked. This makes them a versatile addition to a wide variety of dishes and cuisines. Kidney Beans also have a slightly tougher skin than most other beans that helps them hold their shape better when cooked for a long time. Jiva Organics Red Kidney Dark Beans have a slightly thicker skin and enhanced flavor than Light Red Kidney Beans. However, they can be used interchangeably in most instances.