Putting beans on top of your favorite foods list may sound boring, but there are a lot of ways that they can be enjoyed. Navy beans taste great in Mexican bean burritos, Italian pasta, chili, bean soup and baked beans.
Navy beans which have a creamy white color are a member of the legume family. They are rich in folate, trytophan, manganese, dietary fibers, phosphorus, copper, magnesium, protein, iron and vitamin B1. The dietary fiber content of navy beans is helpful in lowering your cholesterol level and your blood sugar level.
These mild-flavored beans also help lower the risks of heart attack, they are a great energy booster and an excellent antioxidant source. For those who are watching their fat intake, baked navy beans are extremely low in fat.
Aside from serving them cooked or baked, navy beans can also be pureed and used as spread for your favorite crackers.