There are numerous types or varieties of beans that are used to make baked beans depending on location and preference. Some of the most common types are; red beans, navy beans and Steuben yellow bean, which is sometimes used to making Boston baked beans.
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The types of beans used in baked beans are made from haricot beans, commonly known as navy beans. Commercial canned baked beans in the UK contain tomato sauce and they are used as a convenience food when heated or alternatively eaten as a snack straight from the can.
Most baked beans use the Great Northern beans, butter beans, black eye peas, garbanzas and many other types of beans. They are made in a very delicious way and are a good alternative for meat for vegetarians.