Organic Black Beans 400g
What is black beans
Black beans, cultivated as early as 7,000 years ago in what is now Peru. Recognized as the first cultivated plant in Central America. Currently, one of the most important ingredients of Latin American and some US states cuisine.
Black beans are characterized by their small size, deep black color and rich flavor. Due to its unique taste, it is an ideal meat substitute.
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Regular consumption of black beans, thanks to the insoluble fiber, supports the functioning of our digestive tract, especially the large intestine.
Black beans, thanks to the high content of anthocyanins (flavonoids, which give plants a red or blue color, are found, among others, in black currants, blueberries or dark grapes), have strong antioxidant properties, catching free radicals. They protect the body against premature aging and degeneration of internal organs. 100g of black beans contains 214mg of anthocyanins!
Rich in folic acid and protein, it is recommended for everyone on a vegetarian or vegan diet. A natural source of calcium, magnesium, potassium and iron, ingredients necessary for the proper development and functioning of our body. Due to the high content of zinc, black beans are recommended for men, because zinc is essential in the process of testosterone synthesis.
Black beans, thanks to a large amount of antioxidants, also have a great influence on the work of the brain. Therefore, it is especially recommended during periods of increased mental effort.
How to prepare black beans and what dishes you can use them for
To shorten the cooking time of the black beans and make them easier to digest, it is advisable to soak them first. This can be done in two ways, namely:
Pour 1 cup of black beans with 2 cups of water. Cook for about 2 minutes. After this time, remove from heat, cover and leave for 2 hours, or pour water on black beans and leave for 8 hours (or overnight), preferably in the refrigerator to prevent fermentation.
Before cooking, black beans should be thoroughly rinsed under running water. Cook over low heat, covered, for 50 - 60 minutes or until the desired softness is achieved.
Black beans go perfectly with rice, they are a great addition to soups, salads and pasta. It is also an indispensable ingredient of buritto, hummus, chilli, traditional bean soups, quesadillas and pastes.
|Producer:||Michał Pelc ANAGRAM, Wiarusa 3/3, 32-087 Zielonki|
100% BIO Black beans
|Country of origin:||China|
The product comes from organic farming, covered by the certificate: PL-EKO-03.
|Allergens:||The product may contain gluten, peanuts and other nuts, sesame and soy due to the processing in the facility where products containing these allergens are packed.|
|Expiration date:|| All products come from regular deliveries.
Black beans nutritional values
|Nutritional value in 100g of the product:|
|Energy value||1425 kJ / 341 kcal|
|including saturated fatty acids||0.37 g|
|including sugars||2.12 g|