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Santa Maria Pinquito Beans from Rancho Gordo

Rancho Gordo

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The Classic Bean for California Barbecues

Santa Maria Pinquito Beans—from Rancho Gordo, champions of preserving heirloom beans from California, the Americas and the New World—are an essential part of Californian cuisine dating back to the Mission era. Don't be fooled by their size, these petite terra cotta-hued beans are bursting with nutty, earthy notes and have a creamy yet deliciously hearty texture.

Santa Maria Pinquito Beans—traditionally paired with grilled Santa Maria-style tri-tip—are spectacular simply prepared with a little onion, garlic and oregano. These heirloom beans also make a welcome addition to soups, chili and bean salads.

About the producer

For the uninitiated, it might seem odd that freshness matters when it comes to dried beans. But in fact, a dried bean is alive - remember that you can plant them! So knowing that Steve from Rancho Gordo only grows small amounts of his incredible heirloom beans means that each season, you're getting the freshest bean possible.

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Rancho Gordo
United States
1 pound

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Leila Price
The best

I’ve made these for years but couldn’t find them in my town. So glad you carry them. Delicious!

Bean Revelation

I first stumbled upon Rancho Gordo beans on a trip to San Francisco years ago. My universe of beans was quite small: black beans, kidney beans and chickpeas. All of the Rancho Gordo products are phenomenal. However, I have a preference for Mexican bean dishes. I have prepared these beans (always in a pressure cooker because I am too impatient to slow cook them) and used them for simple refried beans. They elevate that dish to new levels! I have also frozen prepared beans with no seasoning and them used them for a quick weeknight dinner. I will never use canned beans again!