This bean is great with rice and meat in soups and casseroles. They also
work great for sprouting. 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 it's long shelf life expectancy. As with any other bean,
they must be soaked overnight or boiled several hours to attain tenderness.
Ingredients: Black Turtle beans.
Directions: 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.
Servings per containers:
oz. (2551g) 28 servings
#10 case(6 cans):
6 Gallon Super
Pail Bucket: E003-42
lbs (19.05kg) 207 servings
Shelf life estimates are based on industry studies
from sources deemed reputable. Since Rainy Day Foods has no control over
individual storage practices, they must disclaim any liability or warranty for
Should be stored in cool dark place- optimum
condition is 60 degrees or less- for longer storage. Storing properly in our
enameled cans and Super pail buckets, product may store 25 years. Bulk products
need to be repackaged for long term storage.
Packaged in a plant that handles milk, wheat, eggs,
soy, and tree nut products.