red beans means: Red kidney beans are a close relative of dark red beans. They’re smaller and more popular as refried beans or chili beans. These beans are great with rice and keep well when cooked. You can find them dried at most grocery stores. Also known as Mexican Red Beans. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does red beans mean?

Sometimes called “the Mexican strawberry” by the Southwest. It is brighter than the pinto bean, and has fewer surface streaks. Dark red beans of medium size, similar to pintos and kidneys. (in Cooking Dictionary)