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Mayocoba Beans

The Mayocoba Bean (or sometimes “Canary Bean") has a thin skin, a buttery taste and a creamy texture that performs well on its own or as a component among other ingredients.

  • Oval shape, about 1/2 inch long

  • Pale yellow color

  • Said to have less of a gas-producing effect than most beans

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    Suggested uses

  • It is an attractive bean to use for salads, given its light yellow color

  • Great seasoned with spicy chiles

  • Toss in soups to add creamy texture

  • Puree with olive oil, lemon juice and garlic for a different spin on hummus

  • Basic prep

    Carefully sort beans and rinse thoroughly. Soak overnight in cold water. Rinse and place in a large pot and cover with fresh water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes, until tender.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a dry, cool place.


    Mayacoba (Canary) Beans.

    Classic recipe


    Tacu-tacu is a patty made from seasoned Mayacoba Beans and rice that is then fried until crispy.This classic Peruvian dish is often served at breakfast or lunch, topped with a fried egg and Salsa Criolla.