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Snow Cap Beans

The heirloom Snow Cap Bean gets its name from the ivory-colored "cap of snow" that covers about half of its 1/2-inch-long reddish-tan body, which is marked with variegated streaks of deep red.

  • Retains its beautiful markings when cooked

  • Has a smooth, velvety texture and a mildly nutty flavor, similar to cannellini beans or baked potatoes

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    Suggested uses

  • Perfect for creamy bean soups or chowders

  • Makes velvety refried beans and pureed dips

  • Use Snow Cap Beans in chili to add richness and color

  • Delicious combined with flavorful, bold seasonings like bacon, chiles, chile powders, cumin and smoky paprika

  • Basic prep

    Carefully sort beans, and rinse thoroughly. Soak overnight in cold water. Drain and rinse. Return to pot and cover by 2 inches with cold water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium and simmer for 1 to 1-1/2 hours, or until tender.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a dry, cool place.


    Snow Cap Beans.

    Classic recipe

    Snow Cap Bean and Calabrian Chile Salad

    Snow Cap Beans retain their distinctive ivory-colored “cap of snow” markings and rustic red body when cooked, making them ideal for this visually striking Italian bean salad. Their smooth, almost potato-like texture plays off the freshness of the lemon and basil, while crushed Calabrian Chiles lend a tinge of heat.