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Black Turtle Beans - 500g

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Black Turtle Beans - 500g
Brand: Infinity


Item price: £1.46

12 for £15.72 £1.31 ea

Code: 006.0062
Barcode: 5028869050207

Black Turtle beans

This is a regular size pack of these beautiful black beans. Like many black and blue fruits and beans they are high in anthocyanins which have an antioxidant effect. Black beans have the highest concentration of any pulses of these beneficial flavoniod pigments.

Black turtle beans are especially popular in Latin American cuisine, though they are also found in the Cajun and Creole cuisines of south Louisiana. It is often called simply the black bean (frijol negro, zaragoza, poroto negro, caraota o habichuela negra in Spanish, and feijao preto in Portuguese), although this can cause confusion with other black beans.

The black turtle bean has a dense, meaty texture, which makes it popular in vegetarian dishes, such as the Mexican-American black bean burrito.

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Dietary Attributes

Typical Values Per 100g 
Energy (Kj)1360
Energy (kcal)339
Protein (g)24
Carbohydrate (g)63
of which sugars (g)6
Fat (g)0.9
of which saturates (g)0.2
Fibre (g)16
Sodium (mg)0.9

Additional Information

Best soaked overnight in plently of water befor boiling

Like all common beans, raw black turtle beans contain toxic lectins and therefore you should always cook them properly before eating them.


Item price: £1.46

12 for £15.72 £1.31 ea

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