Slightly kidney-shaped in appearance. Black lacquer on the outside, white on the inside. Slightly sweet taste. Counts among the valuable protein plants (up to 23 % crude protein content). One of the most popular bean varieties in Brazil. They are the basic component of the Brazilian national dish "Feijoada".
Combine well with fried plantains.
Soak overnight - approx. 8 - 12 hours
Well covered with water 1 - 2 hours in a normal saucepan at low temperature cooking,
or 15 - 30 min in a pressure cooker. It should go in the pressure cooker also without previous soaking.
Lat.: Phaseolus vulgaris (L); Origin: Brazil
Storage: cool and dry
Main nutrients per 100g:
calories 315 kcal = 1330 Kj
Protein: 24.1 g ;Carbon: 43.6 g ; Fibers: 15.5 g ;