HELP! How many calories in a lb of pinto beans? - Survivalist Forum
Survivalist Forum

Advertise Here

Go Back   Survivalist Forum > >
Articles Classifieds Donations Gallery Groups Links Store Survival Files


Food and water Discussion on food and water storage, water purification and related topics.

Advertise Here
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pinto beans calories jihiggs Food and water 18 06-02-2016 03:32 PM
Oh my! Soaked too many Pinto beans! rt207 Food and water 9 01-01-2015 07:27 PM
Worms in my pinto beans ToughFemale Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 52 03-16-2012 03:12 PM
Pinto Beans and Rice vigilant20 Recipes 0 02-01-2012 06:24 PM
Pinto Beans: $35 for 50 Lb. bag REM Food and water 21 10-13-2011 05:44 PM
Where to get Pinto Beans? fizzle1985 Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 35 08-07-2011 09:26 AM
Pinto beans Jamesconn Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 5 04-27-2011 08:57 PM
LDS Pinto Beans rubylee Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 21 02-16-2011 12:01 AM
Pinto Beans & Gas Malaz Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 14 07-27-2008 04:44 PM
Pinto Beans tnrick55 Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 0 05-26-2008 12:37 PM

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-03-2011, 12:24 PM
ShellbackBill's Avatar
ShellbackBill ShellbackBill is offline
Patient Zero of WWZ
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Back in Baton Rouge
Age: 60
Posts: 5,334
Thanks: 3,666
Thanked 10,423 Times in 3,394 Posts
Default HELP! How many calories in a lb of pinto beans?



Advertise Here

I've been working under the belief that a pound of pinto beans gives 1500 calories.

I read this on a survivalist forum. I also did a search here and found the same info. A little searching and I find the same 1500 calories per pound info allover the web on survivalist sites.

BUT
The USDA says different.
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/index.html
Beans, pinto, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt

Calories per cup 245
Grams per cup 177
ounces per cup 6 (177 gram = 6 ounces)
giving 2.66 cups per lb (16 / 6 = 2.66)

2.66 X 245 = 653 calories per lb.


Am I confused? Can someone check my math?
Old 08-03-2011, 12:54 PM
vigilant20's Avatar
vigilant20 vigilant20 is offline
Urban Homesteader / MGV
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
Age: 39
Posts: 1,566
Thanks: 1,129
Thanked 3,418 Times in 1,010 Posts
Awards Showcase
Outstanding Thread 
Total Awards: 1
Default

Try going by weight for raw beans, which is what you'd be storing. 1 pound is 453 grams. If you plug 4.53 into their website it calculates 453 grams worth of beans for you to be 1572 calories.
The Following User Says Thank You to vigilant20 For This Useful Post:
Old 08-03-2011, 01:04 PM
ShellbackBill's Avatar
ShellbackBill ShellbackBill is offline
Patient Zero of WWZ
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Back in Baton Rouge
Age: 60
Posts: 5,334
Thanks: 3,666
Thanked 10,423 Times in 3,394 Posts
Default

Slapping forehead with palm.

Their weights are for cooked beans. Which are much heavier due to the water in them.

Thanks for straightening me out vigilant.
Old 08-03-2011, 01:06 PM
vigilant20's Avatar
vigilant20 vigilant20 is offline
Urban Homesteader / MGV
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
Age: 39
Posts: 1,566
Thanks: 1,129
Thanked 3,418 Times in 1,010 Posts
Awards Showcase
Outstanding Thread 
Total Awards: 1
Default

You are very welcome
Old 08-03-2011, 01:15 PM
ShellbackBill's Avatar
ShellbackBill ShellbackBill is offline
Patient Zero of WWZ
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Back in Baton Rouge
Age: 60
Posts: 5,334
Thanks: 3,666
Thanked 10,423 Times in 3,394 Posts
Default

This site says to multiply the weight of dry beans by 2.5 to get the weight after dehydration.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/m2p808873j7r276w/

Yeah that's better.

for 1500 calories you need 1 pound of rehydrate beans.

16/2.5 = 6.4

so 6.4 ounces of dried beans is 1500 calories.
Reply

Bookmarks



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © Kevin Felts 2006 - 2015,
Green theme by http://www.themesbydesign.net