If you’ve heard of just one type of bean, this is probably it. Pinto beans are light brown bean, often used to make refried beans or in chili. They are creamy and taste earthy and nutty. They’re a very versatile bean.
Nutritional profile: Per 1 cup (cooked, salted, sweetened) — 187 kcal, 12.6 g of protein, 0.68 g fat, 34.3 g carbohydrates, 13.7 g fiber, 3.58 g sugar, 48.6 mg of calcium, 477 mg potassium, 347 mg sodium.