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Borlotti bean / borlotti beans

Plural: Borlotti beans

Also called: Cranberry bean, roman bean, romano bean, saluggia bean, gadhra bean, rosecoco bean

Scientific name: Phaseolus vulgaris cranberry group

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Medium high Borlotti bean contains 335 calories per 100g and can be considered medium-high in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity grass pollen, peanuts, soy Borlotti bean can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Good Borlotti 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 730 days


Can borlotti 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 335 kcal / 1402 kj
Fat 1,23 g
Saturated fat 0,32 g
Carbohydrates 60 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 23 g
Salt 0,01 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Borlotti bean has a low amount of fat with a low share being saturated fat. Contains a high amount of carbohydrates and no sugars. Borlotti 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


Borlotti 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) Yes
Fat-free (under 0,5g) No
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l borlotti bean in grams 820 g
1 dl borlotti bean in grams 82 g
1 cl borlotti bean in grams 8,2 g
1 ml borlotti bean in grams 0,82 g
1 tbsp borlotti bean in grams 12,3 g
1 tsp borlotti bean in grams 4,1 g
1 krm borlotti bean in grams 0,82 g
1 kg borlotti bean in liters 1,22 liters
1 hg borlotti bean in dl 1,22 dl
1 g borlotti bean in ml 1,22 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 5,58 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of borlotti bean you need to run about 5,58 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 11,96 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of borlotti bean you need to ride a bike about 11,96 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 101 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of borlotti bean you need to swim for 101 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 201 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of borlotti bean you need to workout for 201 minutes at a decent intensity.