Organic Butter Beans 500g Dried - Suma details and description
Organic Butter Bean is the name given to the white, flat legume that is also called the lima bean. Butter beans are usually cream or pale green in colour.
Organic Butter Beans originate from the Andes and were domesticated first in about 2000BC.
Organic Butter Beans are low in fat and a source of protein and fibre. These Suma organic dried butter beans come from China. Dried lima beans or butter beans can be served cooked themselves as a hot vegetable or in salads.
Recipe suggestions for these organic dried butter beans, once rehydrated:
Delicious in soups, salads and with vegetables and stews
Soak the organic dry beans in plenty of cold water for at least 8 hours or overnight. Drain and rinse, cover with fresh water and bring to the boil. Simmer until tender (around 1 hour) drain and season to taste or add to your favourite recipe.
For more, visit Ingredientia on butter beans.
Part of the wide range of organic dried beans available via Steenbergs UK online organic food shop.