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Do navy beans have another name?

Navy (Pea) Beans
Also called pea beans, Navy beans are small, oval-shaped, and quick-cooking.

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Besides, what can you use instead of navy beans?

Cannellini beans, flageolets, white kidney beans, great northern beans and tepary beans are all acceptable white bean substitutes that can be used in place of navy beans in recipes for dishes such as soup and casseroles.

Also Know, why are they called navy beans? The navy bean got its current popular name because it was a staple food of the United States Navy in the early 20th century. These small white beans are perfect for making baked beans.

In this regard, are Great Northern beans and navy beans the same thing?

Great northern beans, which resemble white lima beans, are oval-shaped with a thin skin and larger overall than navy beans. Navy beans are also oval-shaped, but they are much smaller and slightly plumper than great Northerns, with thicker skins. Great northerns and navy beans both possess subtle, mild flavors.

What type of beans are navy beans?

Navy Beans. Navy beans are small, white beans that are usually found either dried or canned. They are interchangeable in most recipes with Great Northern Beans and cannellini beans which are slightly larger, but have a similar mild taste.

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