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Tofu is bean curd made from soybeans, which are legumes.

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Is tofu a vegetable?

yes it is part of the legume sub group

Is a peanut a seed or a legume?

a peanut is a fruit, a seed pod and a legume

Are beans a fruit or legume?

they are a legume they have no chance of being a fruit so they are very much a legume :~)AnswerBotanically speaking, they are both, since a "fruit" is simply the result of the maturation of a flower into the plant's seed-containing organ. In the case of beans the fruit is commonly referred to as a "pod".

Is a soybean a fruit?

No; it's a legume. Soybean is the fruit of glycine max - a plant classified as a legume. Likewise, corn is technically a fruit of zea mays- - a tall grass.

What is a legume?

legume is a vegetable used for food, or the fruit or seed of plants know as legumes such as peas or beans.

Are pinto beans classified as a fruit?

they are classified as a legume

What type of vegetable are peas?

they are a fruit from the legume family

Is a coffee bean a fruit?

No, a coffee bean is not a fruit. A coffee bean is a legume. Yes..its a fruit from Aficia.

Why is a peanut a fruit and vegetable?

A peanut is a legume, and legumes are fruits.

What type of fruit is a peanut?

A peanut is a seed, not a fruit.Actually a peanut is a legume which is the following: A legume is a plant in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae), or a fruit of these plants. A legume fruit is a simple dry fruit which develops from a simple carpel and usually dehisces (opens along a seam) on two sides. A common name for this type of fruit is a "pod", although pod is also applied to a few other fruit types. Well-known legumes include alfalfa, clover, peas, beans, lentils, lupins and peanuts. A peanut is not a nut in the botanical sense; a peanut is an indehiscent legume, that is, one whose pod does not split open on its own.

Is a peanut a fruit?

The fruit of the peanut plant is the "shell" of the peanut. It is a simple, dry fruit. The peanut is considered a legume, but a legume is a type of simple fruit. The peanut itself, or the delicious part that we eat, is actually the seed of the peanut plant. So, botanically speaking, the peanut shell is the fruit and the peanut itself is the seed.

Is a kidney bean a fruit or a vegetable?

'THEY ARE A SEED!!!" lol srsly, they are a vegetable they are a legume.

Is peanut classifield as a fruit?

Peanuts are not considered afruit. They are in the legume family with beans.

Is a peanut a vegetable or a nut?

A Peanut is actually neither nut nor vegtable. It actually is a legume. To be exact, a legume is a fruit that is produced by a tree and inside the legume exists about 4 seeds which are peanuts. For more information, use the link below.

Example of dehiscent fruit?

Legume(Pea, Peanut), Sweet Gum, Milkweed, Columbine Legume(Pea, Peanut), Sweet Gum, Milkweed, Columbine okro, crotalaria, beans

Are lentils fruit or vegetable?

Lentils are Legumes and the legume is a fruit. However for culinary purposes lentils are treated as vegetablesIt is neither, lentils are legumes.

Does mimosa bear fruits?

Yes, Mimosa are members of the Legume family and bear fruit in pods.

Is tomato a legume crop?

No. Tomatoes are actually fruits, and they grow as fruits, not in pods. All legume crops have the seeds grow in a pod, not in a soft, fleshy fruit similar to an apple or orange.

Is a pea a fruit or vegetable?

Neither. It is a legume. Technically, a pea is a seed and a peapod a fruit because it contains the seed (the pea) necessary for reproduction. A legume is a fruit that splits along the sides when ripe to release the seed within it. All legumes are fruits, including peas,beans, lentils and even peanuts or ground nuts.

Does tofu contain tofu?

Tofu needs to contain tofu to be tofu. So yes, tofu contains tofu. Tofu is made from soybeans.

Is a Brazil nut a nut or a legume?

The Brazil nut is actually a fruit not a nut. much to everyones suprise

Is a peanut a vegetable or a fruit?

In botanical terms it is considered a legume, which is a fruit. In culinary terms it is considered to be a plant cultivated for an edible part, therefore a vegetable.Botanically speaking, it is a fruit, since the seeds are contained within a pod, even though that pod develops underground. Peanuts are somewhat unique within the legume family due to their geocarpy (fruit develops underground).a peanut is a vegetable cause of the way it grows and what not, but to everyone who's saying its just a nut or its a fruit your wrong!fruit

Is coconut a legume?

No, coconut is not a legume

Are legumes a fruit?

Culinarily speaking, it would depend on the species of legume and your own personal preferences. If you think of a particular legume as sweet and use it as you would other culinary fruit, then you would call it a fruit; if you use it in a savory vegetable dish, you would call it a vegetable. Botanically speaking, they are either plants in the family Fabaceae or the fruits of these plants (like peanuts, soybeans, lentils, etc.). So yes, they are technically a fruit.

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