A one-serving small bowl of red beans contains 89 calories. There are also 18.7 grams of carbohydrates, 4.9 grams of dietary fiber, 1 gram of sugar and zero fat calories in a serving of red beans.
Red beans are notable sources of both fiber and protein, and they do not contain any fat or cholesterol. They can be added to a salad or used to make chili. The beans can be found in any grocery store in both canned and dried forms. Dried red beans need to be soaked overnight before cooking so that they have time to plump up.