Swedish Brown Beans
The Swedish Brown Bean is closely related to the kidney bean and a member of the legume family, offering nutrient density, mildly sweet flavor and creamy texture that performs well on its own or as a component among other ingredients.
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 to 90 minutes, until tender. This bean produces foam when boiling, so skim the water regularly.
Storage & handling
Store in a cool, dry place.
Swedish brown beans.
This flavorful baked bean recipe is an excellent example of the traditional Swedish dish Bruna Bönor, a sweetened bean dish typically served on Shrove Tuesday with smoked pork or Swedish potato sausage.