Anasazi Beans, also called "New Mexico Cave Beans," are a small heirloom-variety legume related to the kidney bean. The 1/2-inch beans have a distinctive dappled burgundy and cream color pattern.
- Mild flavor and firm texture
- Rich in potassium, iron and folate
Carefully sort beans and rinse thoroughly. Soak overnight, refrigerated. Rinse and place in a large pot, covered with fresh water. Bring water to a boil for 3 minutes, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour, or until tender.
Storage & handling
Store in a dry, cool place.
Tender, hearty Anasazi Beans fill this stew along with turkey sausage for a delicious blend of tastes and textures.