navy bean

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navy bean

Any of several varieties of the kidney bean, cultivated for their edible white seeds.

[From its former use as a standard provision of the US Navy.]
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na′vy bean`

a small, white kidney bean, dried for prolonged storage.
[1885–60, Amer.; so called from wide use in the U.S. Navy]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: bean - white-seeded beannavy bean - white-seeded bean; usually dried  
common bean - any of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried
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navy bean

n (US) → weiße Bohne
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Hence, the "navy bean" was named.--Source:
Nine commercially available pulse fractions--chickpea, green and red lentil, yellow pea, pinto and navy bean flours, and pea protein, starch and fiber isolates--were evaluated after being processed into cracker formulations.
2005 Recipe Contest Winner THE VERY BEST NAVY BEAN SOUP 1 tablespoon butter 1 small onion, chopped 1/4 cup bell pepper, finely chopped 1/3 cup celery chopped 1 1/2 cups ham, cooked and chopped 2 (15-ounce) cans navy beans, drained 1 pint half-and-half 1/2 cap water 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt Saute onions, bell pepper, and celery in butter and cook until tender.
For example, Bunsi, an indeterminate type II bean cultivar with an open porous canopy and semidecumbent plant architecture, exhibited low levels of white mold infection (Miklas et al., 2004; Park, 1993), whereas, the erect determinate navy bean cultivars Newport and Midland were highly susceptible to white mold (Kolkman and Kelly, 2002).
Varieties include Homestyle Recipe Navy Bean Soup, a combination of ham shanks, carrots, celery and homestyle seasonings; Johnny Marzetti, tomato sauce and macaroni and cheese along with Bob Evans Sausage and imported Romano cheese; and Sausage Chili, beans with the company's signature sausage.
Perfect Pita's menu,, has a special vegan section, including white bean salad, shepherd salad, tabouli, stuffed grape leaves, falafel, navy bean soup, and hummus.
Cowpeas and navy bean legumes are in abundance in these countries and contain proteins, carbohydrates, water-soluble vitamins and minerals [1].
Jann Puckett's Very Best Navy Bean Soup is truly one of the very best bean soups we have ever tasted.
Kentwood is an early-maturing, high-yielding navy bean from AAFC-Harrow, Ontario (Anonymous, 1973).
Cans of split pea, navy bean, lentil, and other bean soups have been around forever.
Anticipating upcoming tests, Stavely says, "We hope to have some resistant navy bean lines ready for release within the near future."
Among her delicious recipes are Navy Bean Soup, African Vegetable Stew, Tempeh Mock Tuna Salad, Zucchini Rice Cakes with Vegan Tartar Sauce, Tofu Pot Pie, Seitan in Mexican Gravy, Baked Onions, Apricot Mousse, Sensuous Poached Pears, Vanilla Amazake Custard, and much more.

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