The following table shows a list of the most eaten legumes and pulses in America.
Calorie values for dry beans are approximate, and based on the USDA estimate that a 2lb bag of dried beans provides approximately 24 half-cup servings of cooked beans.
Data are for the year of 2010 and are taken from the USDA ERS Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System and the Agricultural Research Service National Agricultural Library.
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The most consumed legumes in America
Total availability (lb per capita)
Total availability (kcal per capita)
kcal per 100 grams
|Pinto beans (dry)||3.27||4716||318|
|Other beans (dry)||1.61||N/A||N/A|
|Navy beans (dry)||0.84||1275||336|
|Black beans (dry)||0.54||848||349|
|Red kidney beans (dry)||0.47||673||318|
|Great Northern beans (dry)||0.26||319||275|
|Lima beans (dry)||0.11||134||265|