Natural Black turtle beans are high in fiber and contain 20 grams of protein in each serving.
Natural black turtle beans are a great bean that is very versatile. These beans are used in dishes all over the world. They are great for soups, casseroles, stews, and are perfect with rice. Black turtle beans are high in fiber and protein for the vegetarian. These beans are great to mix with spices and meats. They can be sprouted, they can be grounded into flour, they can be cooked and served hot or cold. Black turtle beans are the most popular bean. This is a must have for your long term organic food storage needs.
Black turtle beans are fat and cholesterol free and low in sodium. They are high in fiber and magnesium. Great for long term food storage because of its long shelf life expectancy. As with any other bean, they must be soaked overnight or boiled several hours to attain tenderness.
Should be stored in cool dark place – optimum condition is 60 degrees or less – for longer storage. Product should store for 25+ years if stored properly.
Directions for Use:
For overnight soaking, cover each cup of beans with 3 cups water and let stand overnight or 12 hours. For quicker results, add dry beans to boiling water boiling 2 minutes and let stand for 1 hour. In cooking, use same water. Cover and simmer slowly in water until beans are tender, about 2 hours. Add more water if necessary. Season with salt, pepper, onion, or garlic. Cooking tips: to keep skin from bursting, simmer gently and stir as little as possible. Add 1/8 tsp. baking soda per cup of beans to shorten cooking time in hard water. Do not add tomatoes, lemon juice, wine, or vinegar until beans are almost tender as they delay softening.
Serving size 1/2 cup Servings per bucket 172 Calories per serving 312
Weight 35 Lbs.
Processed in a plant that handles dairy, milk, wheat, egg, soy, and tree nut products.