Item Code: 34BRAT


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Pack Size 25 LB OR 5LB



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Product Description

Rattlesnake beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) are related to the Pinto Bean. The name is derived from the bean pods, which grow in a coiled shape resembling a snake. Rattlesnake beans are small, about 3/8 inch long, with a more assertive flavor than their pinto relatives. The beans are light brown with mahogany or dark brown speckles.

Suggested Use:
Rattlesnake Beans are wonderful in casseroles, stews and dips.

Basic Prep:
Soak overnight in plenty of water. Drain, rinse and place in a large pot that has a lid. Add enough water to cover beans by 1 inch. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes until tender. One cup dry yields 3 cups cooked.