Organic Black Turtle Beans are a common ingredient in soups, stews, sauces and in the popular burrito and Brazilian dishes. From a nutrition perspective, they contain folate as well as being a good source of fiber for proper digestive function, iron (non-heme), phosphorus, complex carbohydrates and some calcium.
They have been shown to be a good source of natural antioxidants. From a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective, black turtle beans have a warming thermal nature and are beneficial to the kidneys and builds blood.
NOTE: Before use, all beans should be soaked in water overnight or for at least ten hours. Make sure you cover the beans with a large volume of water because they will swell up considerably. When ready to cook, discard the soaking water and briefly rinse the beans under running water. This process is important as to reduce burping, flatulence and abdominal discomfort.
Certified Organic: ACO
Country of Origin: China
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