Beans: Dark Kidney Beans
Appearance & Flavor: Large, kidney-shaped bean; deep reddish-brown (this variety is only available pre-cooked in cans). Robust, full-bodied flavor and soft texture.
Cooking Time: Only available pre-cooked in cans.
Comments: Also called Mexican Bean.
Uses: Most often used in chili; popular in salads and with rice.
Source: American Dry Bean Board