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Borlotti Beans from La Valletta

La Valletta

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Borlotti beans are a large, plump variety of kidney beans characterized by their pinkish color and signature red streaks. La Valletta’s borlotti beans cook up nicely with a sweet, nutty flavor and a creamy texture perfect for soups and stews.

How to use

These dried beans must be soaked for at least 12 hours before cooking (we suggest doing it overnight), then simmered with water and aromatics until evenly cooked. Stew cooked beans in tomato sauce to serve over creamy polenta, add sauteed greens to a bowl of brothy borlotti beans or use them in traditional Italian soups like minestrone.

Learn how to soak and prep these dried beans for cooking.

About the producer

The La Valletta farm was founded in 1985 by Antonio and Adriana Cappelletti in Colfiorito, a village in the heart of the Umbria-Marche Apennine mountains. Colfiorito’s unique microclimate and terroir provide the optimal conditions for growing legumes and La Valletta—now run and operated by the second and third generations of Cappellettis—is committed to honoring the land by employing traditional farming methods and plastic-free packaging.

More Info

La Valletta
400 g - 14.1 oz

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Mary Judge
superb quality, the best!

Best dried legumes I have ever prepared: not like those dried beans that no matter how long you soak them and boil them never get properly cooked, always hard! they beans are already as soft as a raw pea with an overnight soak and in just under an hour, with gentle simmer are ready to eat and delicious.