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£0.45 per 100gm

Turtle black beans are native to Mexico and are a member of the kidney bean family.  Frequently used in Latin American and Caribbean cuisines, especially soups, enchiladas, burritos, stews and salads.  They are cholesterol-free, low in fat,  and are a valuable source of fibre and iron.

To prepare; Soak the beans for 12 hours (or overnight) in plenty of water, drain and rinse thoroughly.

To cook; Put the beans in a saucepan and cover with water.  Bring to the boil and simmer for approximately one to one and a half hours or until soft.