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Black Beans Organic Tinned - Suma

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Black Beans Organic Canned - 400g £1.15


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, Fairtrade
, Vegan

Black Beans Organic Tinned - Suma

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Black beans are small, oval and jet black. They have cream colored flesh, a mild, sweet, earthy taste, and a soft texture. Black beans are a mainstay of Caribbean and South American cooking, e.g. in Frijoles Negros. Black beans are a slightly kidney-shaped bean which is stunningly black. Beans are loaded with antioxidant compounds and black beans are one of the highest.

These organic black  turtle beans are grown around Bororo, in the Mato Grosso, South Brazil. This area has grown beans, maize and sugar for centuries. Over 700 producers have grouped together to form a co-operative, to ensure that profits are fed back into the area to improve living and working conditions. Organic standards aim to avoid the routine use of pessticides and fertilizers. In addition no artificial flavour enhancers, preservatives or skin toughners are used.

Organic, vegan friendly

Ingredients: Organic black beans , water. Organic Black beans. No added sugar, salt or skin hardeners. Canned in the UK in a nut free environment.

Instructions for use: Drain and rinse well. The beans are ready to use in hot and cold dishes. Once opened remove from tin and store in an airtight container in the fridge. Ideal for soups, chilli, oriental black bean sauce, casseroles, salads, and Mexican dishes. You can even add black beans to brownies - making it a gluten free healthier options. A useful source of fibre and protein. Tender, chunky and sweet.

Sophie's comment:

I think the first time I had black beans was many many years ago when we made Delia's black bean chilli - which from memory is in her Winter Collection. Not being a huge fan of red kidney beans (Axel is, it's just me!) they became a real winner. My favourite is probably still in chilli or as a side for fajitas, combined with onions, Steenbergs organic mexican chilli blend, lime juice and tomatoes. Very tasty. Would work on its own for a purely vegetarian fajita. Looking forward to trying them in brownies.

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Nutritional Info:

Typical values per 100g:
Energy 109kCal/474kJ
Protein 8.2g
Carbohydrate 18g
, of which sugars 0.5g
Fat 0.8g, of which saturates 0.2g
Fibre 6.4g
Sodium 0.02g

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