Gourmet Bean Blend
Gourmet Bean Blend is a colorful assortment of beans, peas and lentils created to both thicken and add texture. This blend is perfect for hearty soups or other savory dishes.
Rinse beans. Combine beans, a large pinch of salt and water to cover beans by 4 inches in a large pot over high heat. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until tender, skimming off any foam that develops. Add more water if necessary to keep beans submerged.
Storage & handling
Store in a dry, cool place.
French navy beans, Small red beans, Pinto beans, Black beans, Yellow peas, Green peas, Lentils.
This Gourmet Bean Blend is a perfect combination of beans, peas and lentils created to be a colorful, hearty and health-conscious addition to soups, stews and side dishes. Use to add an assortment of colors, textures, and flavors to an otherwise ordinary dish. The peas in the blend will break down when cooked, adding body to the finished product, while the beans and lentils will hold their shape, adding texture.
This simple but satisfying bean and sausage soup utilizes our specially crafted Gourmet Bean Blend. The mix includes navy beans, small red beans, pinto beans, black turtle beans, split peas, and lentils. The recipe is very adaptable, so feel free to switch in your favorite sausage — chicken, turkey, or pork sausages all work well.