Are kidney beans keto friendly?
1/2 cup (130g)
% Daily Value*
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
No, kidney beans aren't keto-friendly.
Kidney beans contain 20 grams of carbohydrates, with approximately 7 grams from fiber and 0 grams from sugar. This results in kidney beans having 14 grams of net carbs. This makes kidney beans a really bad choice if you're on a keto diet.
Consider the following keto-friendly alternatives:
Edamame is a keto option. It contains 8 grams of carbs, with approximately 2 grams from sugar and 4 grams coming from fiber. The resulting net carbs is 4 grams, 10 grams fewer than kidney beans.