Black Turtle Beans - Organic
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Heritage dry bean. These dark black beans are delicious and full of nutrition.
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The small, shiny black turtle bean is especially popular in Latin American cuisine, though it can also be found in Cajun and Creole cuisines.
The black turtle bean has a dense, meaty texture, which makes it popular in vegetarian dishes, such as the Mexican-American black bean burrito. It is a very popular bean in various regions of Brazil, and is used in the national dish, feijoada. It is also a main ingredient of Moros y Cristianos in Cuba, is a must-have in the typical gallo pinto of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, is a fundamental part of pabell³n criollo in Venezuela, and is served in almost all of Latin America, as well as many Hispanic communities in the United States.
The black turtle bean is also popular as a soup ingredient. In Cuba, black bean soup is a traditional dish, usually served with white rice.
We hand harvest and thresh our beans.
In most cases, we harvest your fresh produce just before it is picked up or shipped. That way your produce is as nutritious and healthy as it can be. Please email us to arrange pick-up (or very local) delivery of your order. Tel: 510-381-1132. To email us, click the "email us" button on our farm listing.