CALYPSO BEANS, BLACK - Kosher/Gluten Free

Black Calypso Beans
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CALYPSO BEANS, BLACK - Kosher/Gluten Free

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Description:

Calypso Beans are distinctly colored bean with a striking contrast of color. Calypso beans are black and white in color and have been called the Yin-Yang or Orca bean. Calypso beans are a member of the kidney bean family of legumes and typically retain their distinctive spotted pattern and shape when cooked. Present this beautiful bean in soups or casseroles or offer with pasta or rice or mixed vegetables.

Ingredient Statement:

Calypso Beans.

Heirloom Bean

Product Description

Calypso Beans are distinctly colored bean with a striking contrast of color. Calypso beans are black and white in color and have been called the Yin-Yang or Orca bean. Calypso beans are a member of the kidney bean family of legumes and typically retain their distinctive spotted pattern and shape when cooked. Present this beautiful bean in soups or casseroles or offer with pasta or rice or mixed vegetables.

Physical

Color: Half black, half white.

Flavor: Typical of beans, sweet.

Size: Approximately ¼ to ½ inch in length.

Chemical

Moisture: N/A

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Calypso Beans.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/4 cup (35g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat .5g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 1g  
Protein 8g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6%
Iron 10%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Cooking Calypso Beans is large quantities of water helps keep them from losing their distinctive coloring. Calypso Beans can be combined with rice to make a unique stuffing for vegetables. Excellent in Poblano stew or bean salad with mango and citrus. Soak overnight; 1 cup dry equals 2 ¼ cups cooked.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

 

Soak overnight.  Rinse and place in a large pot and cover with fresh water.  Bring water to a boil for 3 minutes, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 60-90 minutes until tender.

One cup dry yields 2½ cups cooked.