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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.
As a continued commitment to the quality of the products we make and sell, all of Bob’s Red Mill products are certified kosher pareve or kosher dairy by Rabbi Avrohom Teichman of Kehilla Kosher, Igud HaKashrus of Los Angeles.
All Bob’s Red Mill products are vegetarian. This product is also vegan, meaning it is made without the use of any animal products including eggs, dairy, and honey.
Each serving of this product provides 20% or more of the recommended daily value for fiber. Dietary fiber aids digestion and makes you feel full faster, so it can help you maintain a healthy weight.