RANCHO GORDO

Rio Zape Bean

$8.00 $

Rio Zape Bean are the classic heirloom bean that inspired the birth of Rancho Gordo. Suggestions of chocolate and coffee make this pinto-family rarity one of the most favorite and most requested beans.

Rio Zape beans (also known as Hopi String beans), were found in the Ancestral Pueblo cliff dwellings of the Zuni Pueblo,New Mexico in 1935. Then, in the 1960s, archaeologists found them in the excavation of a sealed tomb in Rio Zape, Durango, Mexico. It’s believed that the beans were sealed in the tomb around 600 AD. A beautiful bean with a mysterious history!

COOKING SUGGESTIONS: Pot beans, soup, dips, refried beans, casseroles

Size: 1 Lb Bag

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Rio Zape Bean
$8.00 $