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Fresh Oaxaca Red Shelling Bean

A small red bean with a big flavor. The firm Oaxacan red bean becomes tender after cooking (about 20-35 minutes) and can be used in a salad, soup, stew, or side dish. These can be dried for Dried Oaxaca Red Shelling Bean. Good substitutes would be Fresh Cranberry Bean or Fresh Tongue Of Fire Bean.

Alternative Names

Fresh Oaxacan Red Bean

Category

Fresh Legume

Origin

Mexico, Oaxaca

Flavor

Earthy, Nutty, Sweet-Slightly

Texture

Firm

Prep Methods

Dry/Dehydrate, Mash/Purée, Peel

Cooking Method

Boil/Simmer, Braise

Uses

see categorized dishes

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