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Organic Black Beans



1 pound = approx 2 cups = approx 6 cups cooked


The popular South and Central American bean ubiquitous in Cuban cooking. Also called “turtle beans” this firm and meaty variety lends itself nicely to salads, veggie burgers or over a bowl of steaming hot white rice for a low-cost, filling meal.

Storage & Cooking

Store in cool, dry place in airtight container. Good for 2-3 years

For easier digestion and quicker cooking, soak overnight. Then cover with fresh water and aromatics such as onion, garlic and bay leaves, bring to a boil and simmer for 1-2 hours until tender. Drain and serve.

Freezes well for up to 6 months

Nutrition & Allergy Info

High in antioxidants

Recipe Ideas

Cuban black beans and rice
black bean burgers
breakfast burritos

Fun Facts

also called “turtle bean” because of their hair shell-like appearance


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