Black Beans

Black Beans

Black Bean Fact Sheet

Origin: Central/South America

Also Known As: Turtle Beans

Staple Today: Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and US

Major Producers:

Flavor Profile: Mild, sweet, earthy

Texture: Velvety texture while holding their shape during cooking

Nutrition Highlights: High in fiber, good source of magnesium and folate

Common Dishes: Black bean soup, chili, burritos, feijoada

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