Dried Hidasta Red Beans
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Dried Hidatsa red beans are small, with a dark red outer skin. Once the beans are fully mature, the bean pod dries, hardens and develops a yellowed tone, and the beans within take on an even deeper red hue. Cooked Hidatsa Red shelling beans have a creamy and meaty texture and a memorable flavor that is nutty, smoky and rich.
Dried Hidatsa red beans are a member of the Phaseolus vulgaris genus, the most widely cultivated genre of beans in the world. An heirloom shelling bean the Hidatsa Red is a half pole, half bush variety bean. A historically important bean in North America the Hidatsa Red fell out of fashion for a time but has recently experienced a resurgence in popularity amongst growers and culinarians as a result of exposure by Seed Savers Exchange, Slow Food’s Ark of Taste, and the gardens at Monticello.