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Black Turtle Beans


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Black Turtle Beans have a wonderful flavor all their own. They make delicious black bean soup and great refried beans for Mexican dishes.

We are always keeping things new and exciting around Bob's Red Mill, so the package you have may vary slightly from the one you see here, but we always promise the same wholesome product.



Thought to have originated in Latin America over 7,000 years ago, this simple, beautiful bean has a mild, sweet, earthy taste, and a soft texture. Black turtle beans are a staple in Latin American, Mexican and Caribbean cuisines though they are also quite popular in Creole and Cajun cuisines of south Louisiana.

Low in fat and cholesterol free, these classic beans make a healthy and delicious staple for every meal of the day. Black turtle beans are a nutritional powerhouse. They are a good source of fiber, protein, and iron. Because of this, black turtle beans are often recommended as an important part in a healthy vegetarian diet.

Black turtle beans are exceptional cooked with salads, soups, stews, dips, salsa, whole grains, tostadas, tacos, quesadillas, burritos, refried beans and any of your favorite Mexican and Latin American recipes. See the back of our package for a scrumptious and filling Cuban Black Bean Soup recipe. Or, try making a pot of black beans using our Bean Soup Seasoning Mix, a hearty blend of herbs and spices specially designed for our beans and soup mixes.


Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

Just delicious!
Best tasting Black turtle beans we have ever eaten! Review by LIla / (Posted on 7/15/2011)
Nutritional Info
Nutrient Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 cup (45g) dry
Servings Per Container: 16
Amount Per Serving % Daily

Calories from Fat

Total Fat
0 g
0 %
     Saturated Fat
0 g
0 %
     Trans Fat
0 g
0 %
0 mg
0 %
0 mg
0 %
Total Carbohydrate
28 g
9 %
     Dietary Fiber
11 g
44 %
1 g
10 g
20 %

Vitamin A
0 %
Vitamin C
0 %
8 %
20 %

* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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*Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts, soy, wheat, and milk