Santanero Negro Delgado Bean
Santanero Negro Delgado Bean
Santanero Negro Delgado Bean
Rancho Gordo

Santanero Negro Delgado Bean

Regular price $ 7.25

Prized black beans from Oaxaca with rich flavor and a renowned bean broth.

Suggestions: Pot beans, soups, salads, chilis, casseroles

In Oaxaca, it’s hard to avoid delicious, soupy black beans. It’s the best kind of over-exposure to have. If you’re visiting, you’re probably going to the markets and you may be surprised by the variety of black beans available. Local, Queretaro, Michigan Black, etc, but the most prized are the Santanero Delgado beans and thanks to the Rancho Gordo-Xoxoc Project, we have a limited supply of these beloved legumes, previously only available through the Rancho Gordo Bean Club. The bean broth is so renowned that they’re also known as Siete Caldos, or Seven Broths.

If you are able, cook them simply and in a clay pot. After the beans are finished, you can make refried beans and smear them on top of a tostada. Add some queso fresco (or some other mild, white cheese), cabbage, and salsa. That’s a big night out in my book.

Of course, you also can use the beans as you would any black turtle bean and you’ll be a very happy person.

Recipes and more information on Santanero Negro Delgado Bean at Rancho Gordo. 

Latin name: Phaseolus vulgaris

These items are the results of our two companies working together to help small farmers and producers continue to grow their indigenous products in Mexico, despite international trade policies that seem to discourage genetic diversity and local food traditions.
Product of Mexico. Produced in Mexico under the supervision of the Rancho Gordo-Xoxoc Project.

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