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Black Calypso Beans

The Black Calypso Bean is a bi-colored member of the legume family, offering nutrient density, mild flavor and a creamy texture that performs well on its own or as a component among other ingredients.

  • 1/4 to 1/2 inch in length

  • Half black, half white with contrasting speckles

  • Mild, earthy flavor, often compared to potatoes

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    Suggested uses

  • Delicious addition to pasta salads, soups, casseroles and stews

  • Combine with cooked rice to make a wonderful stuffing for vegetables

  • Substitute for kidney, pinto or cannellini beans

  • Basic prep

    Rinse thoroughly and 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 60-90 minutes, until tender. This bean produces foam when boiling, so skim the water regularly.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a cool, dry place.


    Calypso Beans.

    Classic recipe

    Calypso Beans and Pineapple Rice

    Our Black Calypso beans have a mild, creamy texture with an almost potato-like flavor. Here they are served with fragrant Basmati rice and sweet hunks of pineapple, making for a filling and flavorful meal.