This is a pale yellow bean, medium size and originated in Mexico. Stays slightly firm after being fully cooked. Absorbs flavors well and is a slightly sweet and creamy bean.|
COOKING DIRECTIONS: Rinse and sort through beans, removing any unwanted material. Soak overnight in cold water. Drain water from soaking beans, add fresh water to cover by 4 inches and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to simmer and begin checking for doneness at 15-20 minutes. When tender, drain water and cover with cold water to cool. Add to recipes as directed or any rice blends, broth soups, fresh vegetables, cold salads or pasta.
Basic Bean Cooking Instructions
Pick over beans and rinse thoroughly in cold water. Place cleaned beans in a bowl of fresh cold water, cover and soak for 3 to 8 hours or overnight at room temperature; drain and rinse well. Or place beans in a saucepan with water of cover, bring to a boil, remove from the heat , and soak for 1 1/2 hours, drain and rinse well. Cook beans by covering with 2" of water, simmering 1 to 2 hours or until tender depending on size of the bean.