Tongue of Fire Beans are here!

12 Jul

Greetings friends,

Tongue of Fire Beans have arrived! You can use these creamy and plump beans in all your favorite bean dishes… and in half the cooking time. You don’t need to soak them in water and they only need 25 minutes to cook! See the recipe below.

Tongue of Fire Beans

Sneak peek: nectarines, carrots, kale or salad mix, strawberries, leeks, lettuce, radishes or arugula, and Tongue of Fire Beans!

How to Cook Tongue of Fire Beans

Put beans in a pot of water with fresh vegetables including leeks, a chopped tomato, potato, garlic, onions, and fresh herbs (such as rosemary, thyme, and oregano or cilantro and parsley) Add olive oil and black pepper, but NO SALT. Salt will make the beans tough.

Bring to a boil and simmer for 25 minutes. Once cooked, add a squeeze of acid, such as lemon juice or splash of vinegar. If you really want them to absorb the flavor, turn off the heat, and let them sit on the stove for another hour.

Here are some cooking ideas:

  • Make a bean salad with fresh vegetables and herbs.
  • Crush them up and put them on bruschetta.
  • Cook with clams and chorizo and serve over pasta.
  • Or, eat them straight out of the pot with their broth.

Let me know what you come up with,


Save the Date for our Harvest Festival on August 22, 2010


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