Bean & Pea Blend
Our Bean & Pea Blend is a colorful combination of beans and split peas, convenient for any recipe that calls for multiple legumes.
Carefully sort beans and rinse thoroughly. Soak overnight. Rinse and place in a large pot, covered with fresh water. Bring water to a boil for 3 minutes, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 60 to 90 minutes, until tender.
Storage & handling
Store in a cool, dry place.
Our colorful, hearty Bean & Pea Blend consists of a variety of cranberry, pinto, light red kidney, Great Northern, black turtle, French navy, flageolet, and cannellini beans with green and yellow split peas. A perfect balance of creamy texture, interesting color, mild flavor and healthy nutrients, this healthful mix makes for an attractive and easy blend for salads and full-bodied soups.
Beans and peas belong to the family of legumes, a genre of plant species used for their edible seeds that boast a high nutrient density with low-maintenance production and storage. They contain high levels of protein, essential minerals and fiber while maintaining a low level of fats.
Bean & Pea Blend, a custom combination of colorful beans and split peas is right at home in this recipe. The beans remain plump, while the split peas dissolve into the liquid for a no fuss hearty soup.