Rio Zape Beans
Rancho Gordo

Rio Zape Beans

$7.99 each

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Rancho Gordo Rio Zape Beans. 16oz. Napa, CA.

"The classic heirloom bean that inspired the birth of Rancho Gordo. Suggestions of chocolate and coffee make this pinto-family rarity one of our favorite and most requested beans.
Suggestions: Pot beans, soup, dips, refried beans, casseroles
This is the bean that started the whole thing! I was eating a bowl of simply cooked Rio Zapes and I was just bowled over. The flavor was reminiscent of pintos but there was so much more going on. I could detect traces of coffee and chocolate and the velvety texture was like nothing else. I was sold on heirloom varieties after just one bite."