Heirloom Bayo Beans (Tlaxcala)

Heirloom Bayo Beans (Tlaxcala)



We love the flavors this bayo bean imparts by just adding a bit of salt at the end of the cook — it brings out sweet and earthy notes and, it just might be a team favorite. We love to refry this one and use it in our enfrijoladas. Also, a cup of its bean broth is just what the doctor ordered.

When our farmer partner Don Fernando from Tlaxcala asked us if we thought there would be interest in heirloom beans from Tlaxcala, we said “claro que si!”. Fernando uses regenerative and organic agricultural practices by rotating crop plantings between corn and beans. The beans add beneficial nitrogen to the soil, which in his words, acts as an excellent organic fertilizer that “works for free.”

5lb bag.

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Bag Size

5lb bag, 55 lb bag

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  1. Kathryn O.

    Kathryn O. (verified owner)

    I enjoyed these beans. They took longer than normal to cook in my pressure cooker, but the water was a deep red- brown afterward. The beans were nice and starchy and had a tasty, almost musky flavor. We mashed them up with salt and ate them with the red tortillas.

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