This Southwestern-inspired stew utilizes our flavor-rich Rattlesnake Beans, named for the way their bean pod grows in a coil. This hearty dish is wonderful topped with shredded cheese and a spoonful of sour cream.

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 30 min

Total time: 45 min

Rattlesnake Bean Stew with Jalapeño Chiles
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods



  1. Heat oil in stock pot over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onions and cook until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add all remaining ingredients except cheese and sour cream. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.

  3. If stew is too thick, add water or stock to achieve desired thickness. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve garnished with shredded cheese and sour cream, if desired.