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Black bean

Scientific name: Phaseolus vulgaris

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Medium high Black bean contains 339 calories per 100g and can be considered medium-high in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity grass pollen, peanuts, soy Black bean can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Good Black bean is a healthy option and can be consumed often.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Room temperature
Temperature +18°C
Shelf life / Best before 365 days


Can black bean be frozen? Yes
Preparation Blanch
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 339 kcal / 1418 kj
Fat 0,9 g
Saturated fat 0,23 g
Carbohydrates 63,2 g
Sugars 2,12 g
Protein 21,2 g
Salt 0,01 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Black bean has a low amount of fat with a low share being saturated fat. Contains a high amount of carbohydrates and a low amount of sugars. Black bean contains a lot of protein and contains a low amount of salt.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, vitamin a, vitamin e, vitamin k


Black bean contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities grass pollen, peanuts, soy
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly No
LCHF friendly No
Sugar free (under 0,5g) No
Fat-free (under 0,5g) No
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes


Diabetes friendly Yes
Glycemic index (GI) 31
Please note!
The above is only a general guide based on GI value. Always consult a doctor about your personal situation.

Weight and volume

1 l black bean in grams 780 g
1 dl black bean in grams 78 g
1 cl black bean in grams 7,8 g
1 ml black bean in grams 0,78 g
1 tbsp black bean in grams 11,7 g
1 tsp black bean in grams 3,9 g
1 krm black bean in grams 0,78 g
1 kg black bean in liters 1,28 liters
1 hg black bean in dl 1,28 dl
1 g black bean in ml 1,28 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 5,65 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of black bean you need to run about 5,65 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 12,11 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of black bean you need to ride a bike about 12,11 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 102 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of black bean you need to swim for 102 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 203 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of black bean you need to workout for 203 minutes at a decent intensity.