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Recipes — Medium Beans

Santa Maria–Style Beans with Medjool Dates

Santa Maria–Style Beans with Medjool Dates

chiles Gluten-Free Medium Beans Omnivore Side Dishes

  I was gifted a box of dates over the holidays. I was appreciative, but I wasn't prepared to be overwhelmed with joy. These were the best dates I'd ever had! I quickly finished the generous box and went to the Rancho Meladuco website to order more. It turns out that...

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Buckeye Beans with Roasted Peppers & Pumpkin Seeds

Buckeye Beans with Roasted Peppers & Pumpkin Seeds

Gluten-Free Medium Beans Soups & Stews Vegan Vegetarian

After some noodling around in the kitchen, we came up with this dish featuring our fabulous Buckeye Beans (aka Yellow Indian Woman). Is it a stew? It's not a soup. It's just an incredible bowl of beans packed with flavor. The secret is to cook the beans simply and then top...

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How to Cook Beans in the Rancho Gordo Manner

How to Cook Beans in the Rancho Gordo Manner

Dark Beans Medium Beans Omnivore Vegan White Beans

There is not one single method of cooking beans. At its most basic, you want to simmer the pot until the beans are soft. Soaking can speed up the process and vegetables or stock will make them more flavorful. It's really that simple. There's all kinds of fine tuning and...

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Yellow Eye and Fennel Casserole

Yellow Eye and Fennel Casserole

Holiday Main Dishes Medium Beans Omnivore Vegetarian

We appreciate fennel most when it's raw and thinly sliced or slowly braised and caramelized. It's an amazing vegetable and our own Creative Director here at Rancho Gordo, Rachel Padilla, took a fine but somewhat stodgy recipe that Steve blogged about and made it her own. This is Rachel's new overhauled...

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Polenta with Cranberry Beans and Tomato Sauce

Polenta with Cranberry Beans and Tomato Sauce

Holiday Italian Main Dishes Medium Beans Polenta Vegetarian

In the Rancho Gordo library, we have a well-used copy of the book Fagioli: The Bean Cuisine of Italy (Rodale, 2014) by Judith Barrett, and this recipe is inspired by the book. When we tested it in the Rancho Gordo kitchen, it was a big hit. As we licked our bowls clean, we...

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Classic Pasta e Fagioli

Classic Pasta e Fagioli

Italian Main Dishes Medium Beans Omnivore Vegetarian

 

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Buckeye Beans with Pickled Shallots and Goat Cheese

Buckeye Beans with Pickled Shallots and Goat Cheese

Main Dishes Medium Beans Omnivore Soups & Stews Vegetarian

I hadn’t cooked Buckeye (aka Yellow Indian Woman) beans for quite awhile. They’re small and dense but somehow creamy at the same time. I think they’d be great in a chili but as usual, a simple bowl with little garnish is my preferred way to enjoy them. Macerated shallots are my...

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Buckeye Bean and Wild Rice Salad

Buckeye Bean and Wild Rice Salad

Medium Beans Omnivore Salads Side Dishes Vegetarian

This is a flexible salad recipe featuring some of our favorite summer ingredients. Adjust the ingredient amounts based on your preferences and how many people you are serving.  Ingredients: Cooked cactus paddles (nopales), see below Radishes, very thinly sliced Corn off the cob Rancho Gordo Buckeye (also known as Yellow...

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Carrot and Mayocoba Soup

Carrot and Mayocoba Soup

Gluten-Free Medium Beans Omnivore Soups Soups & Stews

  As always, some of the best dishes come from trying to use up leftovers. I’ve been on a carrot kick. I like them. I want to love them, but they tend to go bad before I can finish them. I was determined not to let that happen this time!...

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Shrimp and Bean Soup

Shrimp and Bean Soup

Gluten-Free Medium Beans Omnivore Pescatarian soups Soups & Stews

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Senate Bean Soup

Senate Bean Soup

Gluten-Free Medium Beans Omnivore soups Soups & Stews White Beans

 

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Savory Bean and Egg Pudding

Savory Bean and Egg Pudding

Gluten-Free Holiday Medium Beans Omnivore Side Dishes Vegetarian White Beans

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