Legumes are plant foods that grow in pods or husks. They belong to the legume family and include beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas. Legumes are an important source of protein and are valued as an important part of the diet in many parts of the world.
Legumes are rich in nutrients such as protein, fiber, iron, potassium and other minerals.
Legumes are prepared in many different ways and used in numerous recipes, including soups, stews, casseroles and vegetarian dishes. They are also a popular ingredient in many vegan and vegetarian dishes.
It is important to know that legumes can also cause certain intolerances and allergies.
The Legumes Calorie Chart lists all foods with calories and nutritional values. Detailed nutritional values such as carbohydrates, protein and fat can be found with the respective product in the Legumes nutritional value table.